Dreamgirls on Tour


Jeremy Jordan, Sierra Boggess, Stephanie J. Block, Liz Callaway, Emily Skinner, Alice Ripley Join Seth Rudetsky for Provincetown's Broadway Series In August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Six of Broadway's most sought-after stars will join Mark Cortale's "Broadway @ The Art House" and "Broadway @ Town Hall" concert series in Provincetown in August. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 29
by Audition Roundup - Jul 29, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 29, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

Purelements to Bring Broadway Flair to Brooklyn in "Back 2 Broadway¬"
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2018

'Back 2 Broadway" shares the experience of one young man's journey, as he strives to live out his dreams of becoming a celebrated Broadway star. In this sequel to their 2017 performance, "Broadway Our Way," the protagonist must overcome his doubts and fears as he travels to Brooklyn's historic Kings Theatre to compete in a talent show for the coveted winning prize: A chance to sign a deal with one of the best agencies in the business. The full scripted musical, written and directed by Purelements Co-Artistic Director, Lakai Worrell, is a mashup of modern, West African, tap, jazz and hip-hop dance and songs performed by Purelements' Center of Artistic Refinement (COAR) program. Plus, special performances by guest actor, dancer, singer, Lamar K. Cheston and actresses Ramona Dunlap and Jaleesa Capri. (more...)

Norm Lewis Will Ring in the New Year at Feinstein's at the Nikko
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Following his debut last year, Feinstein's at the Nikko is thrilled to ring in the New Year with Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis onMonday, December 31, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Anneliese Van Der Pol and Storm Lineberger Star in THE CUBAN AND THE REDHEAD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Pegasus Theatre presents The Cuban and the Redhead, a new musical about Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball, with book, music and lyrics by Robert Bartley and Danny Whitman. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Mosaic Theater Company's Fourth Season Begins With Empowering MARIE AND ROSETTA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

"How Hope Happens," the Fourth Season at Mosaic Theater Company, will open with Marie and Rosetta, written by George Brant and directed by local artist Sandra L. Holloway. This play featuring gospel music, blues, and rock n' roll tells the story of the first rehearsal between Sister Rosetta Tharpe (recently inducted into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame), and her young protegee Marie Knight. (more...)

AVENUE Q Reunion, Michael Feinstein, Christine Ebersole and More This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Atlantis Theatrical's SIDE SHOW; Show Premieres 8/31
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 26, 2018

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group has announced the full cast for the Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical, SIDE SHOW, which opens on August 31 at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati. (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...)

Vicky's Of Santa Fe Announces The 2019 Show Supper Club Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Vicky's of Santa Fe located on Highway 111 & Club Drive in Indian Wells will host the 2019 Show Supper Club Series.  An array of Broadway style song and dance shows featuring Broadway credited performers and music artists presented in an intimate and elegant dinner concert setting. (more...)

MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL to Play One Night Only Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

???????MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL, the hit musical celebration of the life and music of the original 1970s "Queen of Disco," Sylvester, returns to New York City August 11th, 2018.  (more...)

ALADDIN's Deonte L. Warren Takes the Stage at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

???????FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Deonte L. Warren in LOVE, ESSENTIAL on Monday, September 17, 2018. Actor Deonte L. Warren, who is currently in Aladdin on Broadway, returns to Feinstein's/54 Below in Love, Essential. Through song, Deonte recounts romances, friendships, spirituality, and the absolute necessity of love. A few favorites from his solo debut Let's Make It To Love, plus new gospel, neo-soul, and music theatre hits promise to leave audiences delighted, inspired, and filled with joy! Love, Essential is not to be missed. (more...)

Sally Struthers, Hal Linden, Ed Dixon & Mark Jacoby Star in Ogunquit Playhouse's GRUMPY OLD MEN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Fasten your seat belt, it's going to be a grumpy ride! The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to produce the U.S. premiere of the new musical-comedy, Grumpy Old Men the Musical on stage from August 8 to September 1 - just in time to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the hit film that starred Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and Ann-Margret. This hilarious new show was penned by Dan Remmes, with music by Neil Berg and lyrics by Nick Meglin. Director for the Ogunquit production of Grumpy Old Men the Musical is Matt Lenz. (more...)

Meet the Cast of PRETTY WOMAN- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Jul 20, 2018

Pretty Woman begins previews today, get to know the cast below! (more...)

West End Bares Announces 2018 Theme 'Top Off The Pops'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

Now in its ninth year, and in a brand-new venue, the West End's hottest annual fundraiser WEST END BARES announces WEST END BARES: TOP OFF THE POPS! at The Shaftesbury Theatre on Sunday 28 October with performances at 7.00pm and 9.30pm. (more...)

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...)

Will DREAMGIRLS Make Us Happy On Broadway This Season?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Could Dreamgirls be steppin' to the bad side on Broadway this season? An Equity Principal Audition for the production will be held on Monday, July 30th at Pearl Studios. An audition listing notes the production will be directed by Casey Nicholaw, produced by Sonia Friedman Production and land on Broadway in 2018/19. (more...)

Video: Westport Country Playhouse Presents A FLEA IN HER EAR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse stages 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 runs in Westport July 10 - 28.   (more...)

The Atlanta Lyric Theatre Presents AIDA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents this timeless musical love story August 17-September 2, 2018. Winner of 4 Tony Awards in 2000, AIDA is an epic tale of love, loyalty and betrayal set against the back top of ancient Egypt. AIDA features music alive with passion by the great Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice as well as a book by Tony Award-winning playwright, David Henry Hwang, Linda Woolverton and Robert Falls. AIDA, performs at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (more...)

DCPA Theatre Company Announces Full Cast And Creative Team For OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is proud to announce full casting and creative team for the Theater Company's production of Oklahoma! The 75th Anniversary Denver production will be directed by Artistic Director Chris Coleman in his DCPA directorial debut. (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...)

Broadway Producer Jim Kierstead Invites You To An Erotic Game Of Cat & Mouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

The newest member of the company - ironically - is its co-producer. Jim Kierstead has become synonymous with quality work on Broadway with credits that include KINKY BOOTS (Tony, Olivier), PIPPIN (Tony), WAITRESS, INDECENT, THE GREAT COMET, THE VISIT, YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (all Tony nominated), M. BUTTERFLY, IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, SIDE SHOW, ROCKY. Plus London: Dreamgirls, YANK!, THRILL ME. Off-Broadway: UNEXPECTED JOY, THRILL ME, YANK! Upcoming: PRETTY WOMAN, AIN'T TOO PROUD, SPARKLER. He is currently on the Board of The York Theatre Company, The Abingdon Theatre Company, and The New York Theatre Barn. (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...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS To Open At Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 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...)

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...)

Evan Tyrone Martin Stars in AN UNFORGETTABLE NAT KING COLE CHRISTMAS at Aronoff Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

???????Warm up your holiday season with the Artists Lounge Live production of An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas starring Evan Tyrone Martin from December 5-7, 2018 at the Aronoff Center's intimate Jarson-Kaplan Theater.  All performances are at 7:30 PM.  The show is a part of the Cincinnati Arts Association's 2018-19 Season.   (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Announces Casting for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

In honor of Artistic Director Michael Kahn's final season with the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC), the opening show of the 2018-2019 Season, William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, will feature beloved performers, many of whom have been with the Company since the very beginning. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tyrone Huntley Talks HOMOS, OR EVERYONE IN AMERICA
by Rona Kelly - Aug 7, 2018

If Tyrone Huntley could sum of the last few years, it would be just one word: 'Crazy!' From working with wonderful teams of creatives such as Sonia Friedman, to playing Judas in Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's acclaimed Jesus Christ Superstar, 'the possibilities are endless' for this young actor.  This summer, Tyrone is set to feature in Homos, or Everyone in America, the European premiere of this play. Catching  up during rehearsals, he shared his excitement for taking on this role, thoughts on the last few years, and what advice he would give to others on a similar trajectory. (more...)

Victoria Clark And More Set For Village Theatre's 18th Annual Festival Of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

With one week left until The 18th Annual Festival of New Musicals, Village Theatre is excited to announce this summer's casting and creative teams! Tony Award-winner Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza) will direct Hansel & Gretl & Heidi & Gu?nter, a hilarious family adventure of what happens after Hansel and Gretl escape. Village Theatre's new artistic director Jerry Dixon (If/Then, Once on this Island) will direct the kick-off show Elysium: An American Fable, the moving story of a family dying under the weight of their own secrets; and associate artistic director Brandon Ivie (Jasper in Deadland) will direct The Passage, a coming-of-age mystery about a boy battling a monster holding his father captive. Joining them will be music directors Jason Hart (American Psycho), Rona Siddiqui (Bella: An American Tall Tale), R.J. Tancioco (Here Lies Love), and resident music director Tim Symons (Romy & Michelle's High School Reunion), among others. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega, Amy Spanger and More Join THE JONATHAN LARSON PROJECT at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Jonathan Larson wrote RENT and tick tick BOOM, the former a landmark Broadway game-changer and the latter a beloved musical gem. He was a brilliant, groundbreaking creator of musical theatre who died tragically at the age of 35, before seeing the worldwide acclaim his work would receive. Jonathan was posthumously awarded Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize, and his songs have come to be treasured and performed in 25 languages, from Mexico to Japan to Italy, from summer camps to the silver screen to Broadway. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch a Trailer For OKLAHOMA! at Denver Center for the Performing Arts
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2018

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) presents Oklahoma! The 75th Anniversary Denver production is directed by Artistic Director Chris Coleman in his DCPA directorial debut. Oklahoma! runs September 7-October 14 at the Stage Theatre. For tickets or more information, visit https://www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/oklahoma/. (more...)

BWW Review: No Sleepin' on the Job in DREAMGIRLS at The Cupcake Theater
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Aug 17, 2018

This musical is one that everyone loves, but it is not an easy one to put together and do right. Tor Campbell, the Director and Choreographer, has accomplished that with an abundance of clever ideas, high energy, style, conviction and talent. The entire Cast is on top of it, feeling and selling this Broadway treasure like nobody's business! There is so much heart in this large Cast that it just spills out everywhere on stage all the way to the back of the house. Besides non-stop movement, full-out everything across the board performancewise, each Principal and each Ensemble member puts their all into it. Book and Lyrics by Tom Eyen, music by Henry Kreiger, Originally Choreographed and Directed by the great Michael Bennett. (more...)

DREAMGIRLS Will Make You Happy at Centre Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Based on show business aspirations and successes of acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelles, James Brown and many more, this hit Broadway musical follows three hopeful young singers plunged into the marvelous and merciless world of the music industry after getting their big break at an amateur competition. (more...)

The Recording Academy Announces New Advocacy Committee
by TV News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Today, the Recording Academy announced that two-time GRAMMY¬ģ-nominated saxophonist and vocalist Mindi Abair and four-time GRAMMY-nominated producer and songwriter Harvey Mason Jr. will lead the Academy's National Advocacy Committee as co-chairs. Joined by Committee members Sue Ennis, Lalah Hathaway, Booker T. Jones, and Nile Rodgers, the Committee's immediate focus is ensuring that the Senate passes the Music Modernization Act, which would be the first major reform to music copyright law in decades. The Committee is also focused on encouraging participation from the music community in the Academy's annual District Advocate day, which will take place on Oct. 24 in congressional districts across the country. (more...)

Photo Flash: The British Theatre Academy Presents SPRING AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

After two years in summer residence at the Ambassadors Theatre in the West End, The British Theatre Academy are to present the acclaimed Broadway musical Spring Awakening, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Book and Score and 4 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, at Stockwell Playhouse from Thursday 16 - Sunday 19 August.  (more...)

Charlayne Woodard Joins 40th Anniversary Concert Of AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

Charlayne Woodard (FX's Pose, ER) who starred in the original AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', the 1978 Tony Award-winning musical that celebrated the music of American composer Fats Waller, has joined the show's 40th-anniversary celebration at Feinstein's/54 Below on Sunday, September 9th at 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm. (more...)

Theatre At The Center Announces Cast For GHOST THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

???????Theatre at the Center (TATC) and Director and Choreographer Linda Fortunato have cast Garrett Lutz in the role of ghostly hero Sam, Donica Lynn as psychic Oda Mae and Courtney Mack in the role of Molly Jensen for Chicagoland's first regional production of the newly imagined Ghost The Musical.  Previews begin September 13 with an Opening Night on September 16 and performances continuing through October 14. (more...)

SIDE SHOW Comes To The CLF Art Cafe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

In the debut production from new theatre company Pint of Wine, Lauren Edwards and Katie Beudert will star as Siamese twins Violet and Daisy Hilton in classic musical Side Show, playing at the CLF Art Cafe at the Bussey Building for selected dates in early October 2018. (more...)

Geva's 46th Season Begins With HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Geva Theatre Center presents Hair, with book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot, directed by Melissa Rain Anderson, with musical direction by Don Kot, and choreography by Liz Ramos in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 4 through October 7. (more...)

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Completes The Broadway At Music Circus Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

The final show in the critically acclaimed 2018 Broadway At Music Circus season is the series premiere of the hit musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors, which features a cast of Broadway veterans and is based on the campy 1960s cult horror film. The show's music, by master composer Alan Menken (Disney's Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Newsies, Aladdin), is in the style of 1960s rock and roll, doo-wop and early Motown, and includes several well-known tunes such as "Suddenly Seymour," "Somewhere That's Green" and the title song. The plot follows nerdy floral shop worker Seymour, who would do or give anything to gain the love of his co-worker Audrey. The depth of his desire is tested when a strange and menacing addition to his floral shop brings him sudden and unexpected popularity. Performances of Little Shop of Horrors are Tuesday, August 21 through Sunday, August 26 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

Photo/Video Coverage: Go Inside The Rehearsal Room of SIDE SHOW
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 13, 2018

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's upcoming production of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's 'Side Show' enters its fourth week of rehearsals at a studio in Makati City. The show will premiere on August 31, 2018, at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, also in Makati City. (more...)

Priscilla Lopez Joins Cast of OKLAHOMA! at Theatre Under The Stars
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez will lead the cast in the role of 'Aunt Eller' in Theatre Under The Stars' (TUTS) production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, the first show in the musical theatre company's 50th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Andre DeShields, Ken Page, Frenchie Davis Join AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' 40th Anniversary Concert
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Andre DeShields (The Full Monty, The Wiz) and Ken Page (Cats, The Nightmare Before Christmas), who starred in the original AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', the 1978 Tony Award-winning musical that celebrated the music of American composer Fats Waller, have joined the show's 40th-anniversary celebration at Feinstein's/54 Below on Sunday, September 9th at 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm. (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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Gospel Singers' Tribute to Scots Who Fought Slavery in American Civil War
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

New York Gospel singers and Broadway actors from a new Edinburgh Fringe musical gathered today (1 August) and sang Amazing Grac ein tribute to the Scots who fought against slavery in the American Civil War. (more...)

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