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Broadway Palm Announces 26th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

Broadway Palm is proud to announce its 26th Season which includes eight main stage productions, five productions in The Off Broadway Palm, four Children's Theatre productions and five concerts. Individual tickets go on sale June 1st.  (more...)

Syracuse University Drama Announces 2018/2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

The Syracuse University Department of Drama announced the six plays and musicals that will make up the 2018/2019 season. With an emphasis on contemporary work, the season addresses a variety of current issues and concerns as experienced from intimately personal points of view. The season celebrates stories of consequence, while at the same time investigating and challenging the process, implications and impact of storytelling itself. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Musical Theatre West (MTW) returns for its 66th season with a line-up of West Coast regional premieres, Tony Award-winning classics, and family favorites, opening with Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's bluegrass musical, Bright Star (October 19 - November 24, 2018). (more...)

The Playground Theatre Presents SHIRLEYMANDER
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

The Playground Theatre today announces further casting for Gregory Evans' Shirleymander, which receives its UK premiere at the end of May. Joining Jessica Martin, who plays the former leader of Westminster Council, will be Jack Klaff , Omar Baroud and Amanda Waggott with other cast yet to be announced. Anthony Biggs's production will run from May 23 to June 16. (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse and Rotary International Team Up Again
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

The Ogunquit Playhouse is thrilled to be partnering once again with Rotary International to continue in the fight to eradicate polio worldwide by 2020. The annual Rotary Night is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23 for the evening performance of Smokey Joe's Cafe. The public is invited to join the fight by purchasing a ticket to the all-new revival of the sizzling song and dance show that features more than 30 of rock 'n' roll's greatest hits! A portion of every ticket purchased for that evening's performance will be donated to Rotary International. The Ogunquit Playhouse has contributed over $10,000 towards this cause through Rotary Night ticket proceeds over the past seven years. (more...)

SPAMALOT to Venture to the Big Screen; Casey Nicholaw to Direct!
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

According to Deadline, Fox is working on an upcoming screen adaptation of the Tony Award-winning hit musical, Spamalot. (more...)

Donald Corren, Brandon Andrus, and More Lead Goodspeed's OLIVER!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Charles Dickens' beloved orphan makes his Goodspeed debut in the hope-filled musical set in the dark shadows of Victorian London. Bounced from workhouse to forced labor, Oliver Twist escapes to the streets where he meets Fagin, the Artful Dodger and a band of child pickpockets. Will he find love, home and happiness before it's too late? (more...)

The Best Of The West End Comes to The Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Seventh Sense presents a stunning collection of some of the greatest stars of musical theatre celebrating the very best of the West End with classic songs (more...)

Casting Announced For PETER PAN ¬Ė A Musical Adventure
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

???????Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the cast and creative team for the summer family musical production of Peter Pan - A Musical Adventure at the Theater's home on Navy Pier, June 27-August 19, 2018. Based on J.M. Barrie's beloved tale about the boy who wouldn't grow up, this heartwarming musical dazzles with a score written by George Stiles and lyrics by Anthony Drewe-the award-winning songwriting duo behind Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's smash hit Mary Poppins and the Olivier Award-winning Honk! Amber Mak takes the helm as the production's director and choreographer in this newly updated version by Elliot Davis based on the book by Willis Hall. (more...)

Roundabout Will Celebrate Student Theatre Arts Festival Today!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) and Education at Roundabout (Jennifer DiBella, Director of Education) will present the eighth annual Student Theatre Arts Festival, hosted by Roundabout actor (Too Heavy For Your Pocket) and 2018 Lucille Lortel nominee Brandon Gill. (more...)

La Ti Do Productions Presents First All Asian American Concert at Keegan Theatre on May 30
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

La Ti Do Productions celebrates Asian American Heritage Month with the city's first all Asian American cabaret to support The National Asian Artists Project, and is pleased to announce the featured artists and partner organizations. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 5/20/2018
by BWW - May 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/20/2018 for Baltimore (more...)

The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre Announces Season 43, Including PIPPIN, ANNIE, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2018

While only half way through its current season which will conclude with ON THE TOWN and the Long Island Premiere of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, along with a Children's Theatre Production of WIZARD OF OZ, their annual MISCAST CABARET Fundraiser, and their CM Teens production of LES MISERABLES SCHOOL EDITION, The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre is excited to announce what's in store for the Fall/Winter Season! All Tickets will go on sale July 9th, unless you become a Subscriber, then you can get priority access to tickets and secure the same seats for every performance. If Interested in becoming a Subscriber and saving money, call the Box Office at 631-218-2810. (more...)

VIDEO: 30 Days of Tony! Day 9- Casey Nicholaw Shows Off with THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 20, 2018

On Day 8 of 30 Days of Tony we celebrate the man behind Mean Girls, Casey Nicholaw, who is nominated this year for Best Direction of a Musical and Best Choreography! (more...)

MEAN GIRLS' Casey Nicholaw Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Choreography
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Casey Nicholaw has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Choreography for MEAN GIRLS. (more...)

MEAN GIRLS's Casey Nicholaw Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Casey Nicholaw has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for MEAN GIRLS. (more...)

SOME LIKE IT HOT Musical Adaptation in the Works from Producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, Casey Nicholaw to Direct
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Shubert Organization and movie/television/theatre producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, fresh off their juggernaut NBC television event "Jesus Christ Superstar LIVE," announced today that they have acquired the coveted rights to adapt Some Like It Hot as an all-new musical for the stage from Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios. (more...)

BUDDY--The Buddy Holly Story To Extend Through 9/15
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

??????? American Blues Theater announces encore performance run of BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story, written by Alan Janes, directed by Lili-Anne Brown, with musical direction by Ensemble Member Michael Mahler. BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story will close as planned on May 26, 2018 and reopen June 29 - September 15, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets will be on sale for the encore run on May 15, 2018. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 13
by Audition Roundup - May 13, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 13, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

The Ogunquit Playhouse Opens Stage Doors for 2018 Backstage Tours 'Walk in the Footsteps of Theatre Legends'
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

It is the perfect time to take an exclusive backstage tour of the Ogunquit Playhouse. The legendary theatre is listed on the National Historic Register theatre and shines as one of Maine's cultural jewels and a cornerstone of America's theatrical heritage. It has produced the finest Broadway shows for 86 years, showcasing over 300 Broadway, television and film stars on its stage. Come walk in the footsteps of theatre legends guided by a group of enthusiastic docents who are eager to share the fascinating stories of the Ogunquit Playhouse. (more...)

Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of West Side Story on Friday June 22, 2018 at the November Theatre/Arenstein Stage, 114 West Broad Street. The show will run through July 29, 2018.  Previews will be on Wednesday, June 20 and Thursday, June 21, 2018. With a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by legendary Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim, this classic musical retelling of Romeo and Juliet is set against the backdrop of New York's Hell's Kitchen in the 1950's. (more...)

Penobscot Theatre Company Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Penobscot Theatre Company proudly announces its 2018-2019 Season, an assortment of plays and musicals professionally produced and staged at the company's historic home, the Bangor Opera House. The season will open just after Labor Day and extend into early July with a surprise seventh show, to be announced at a later date. 'If there's a unifying theme for our 45th season,' said Producing Artistic Director Bari Newport, 'it's family. Through these compelling stories we'll introduce families of various stripes-from nuclear to nontraditional, embattled to emboldened-while growing our own family of subscribers.' (more...)

What to See in Chicago Theater: Week of March 26, 2018 to April 02, 2018
by BWW - Mar 26, 2018

Read below for BroadwayWorld's listings of shows in Chicago from Monday, March 26, 2018 to Monday, April 02, 2018 including local shows, regional productions and tours. Looking for a fun, inspiring or moving night at the theatre? Click on a show below for tickets, show information, articles, videos, photos & more... Want to browse all shows in Chicago? (more...)

MPAC Announces 2018-2019 Season, Onsale Monday, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

MPAC's 2018-2019 season promises to be one full of amazing concerts, musicals, family events, dance and even Vicki Lawrence's Mama. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Presents The Southern California Premiere Of YANKEE DOODLE DANDY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Celebrate America and the beginnings of our country's musical theatre history with a new look at the life of George M. Cohan in the Southern California premiere of Musical Theatre West's (MTW) production of Yankee Doodle Dandy! at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center July 6-22, 2018.  For tickets go to www.musical.org, call (562) 856-1999 ext. 4 or visit the MTW Ticket Office.  Tickets start at $20. (more...)

Queensbury Theatre, CityCentre Announces 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

???????Queensbury Theatre is proud to announce the 2018/19 Mainstage Season at CityCentre. As Houston's only professional theatre outside of the loop, Queensbury Theatre is marking a new chapter with the 2018/19 Mainstage Season featuring a world premiere and a show-stopping holiday favorite. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Mounts Biggest Production Yet THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

On June 5, 2018, the Fulton Theatre launches The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the theatre's season finale and biggest production of the 2017/2018 season.  The Hunchback of Notre Dame will also be one of the largest shows in the theatre's one hundred sixty six year history. Over ninety cast and choir members will take the stage amidst soaring bell towers, a gypsy village, and the bustling streets of fifteenth century Paris. Beneath the stage, a fourteen piece orchestra will bring to life the incredible music of the timeless classic. (more...)

TDF Announces Season of Autism-Friendly Performances of FROZEN, SPONGEBOB, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

TDF, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts which is celebrating its 50th year of service, today announced its eighth season of autism-friendly performances of Broadway shows for families with children and adults on the autism-spectrum and other developmental disabilities. (more...)

Kevin Zak and Marissa Rosen Complete the Cast of R.R.R.E.D
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

R.R.R.E.D., a new musical with music and lyrics by Katie Thompson and a book by Adam Jackman, Katie Thompson and Patrick Livingston, has announced complete casting for its Off-Broadway premiere. (more...)

Danny Gardner And Emily Behny To Headline Industry Reading Of A THOUSAND FACES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Lon Chaney, the 'Man of A Thousand Faces', story comes to life in new musical titled A Thousand Faces. The musical takes us from Lon's childhood as the son of deaf parents, through his stage career and tumultuous life with songstress wife Cleva who attempts suicide backstage which drives Lon to try the new industry of movies where he rises to fame as the pioneering silent film star of the original PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME. Sam Scalamoni (Elf, Disney's Beauty and the Beast) directs. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Cleveland - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Cleveland (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for New Orleans (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse Annouces Children's Theatre Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

The Ogunquit Playhouse, is thrilled to announce a spectacular lineup of children's theatre productions beginning June 30. The 2018 Children's Theatre season features two Disney classics, a new take on a beloved story, and a contemporary favorite perfect for families and children of all ages. Children's Theatre productions are professionally designed and produced, and feature performances by the talented Playhouse Junior Players Camp students. (more...)

American Blues Theater's Smash-Hit BUDDY Returns Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

American Blues Theater announces encore performance run of BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story, written by Alan Janes, directed by Lili-Anne Brown, with musical direction by Ensemble Member Michael Mahler. BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story will reopen June 29 - September 15, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Totem Pole Playhouse Presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Totem Pole Playhouse, America's beloved summer theatre, located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA, will present the Tony Award-winning musical Ain't Misbehavin' beginning this Sunday, June 17th through July 1st. The show features the music of acclaimed American Jazz pianist, singer, and composer Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller and contains such classic songs as "Honeysuckle Rose," "The Joint is Jumpin'," "Keepin' Out of Mischief Now," "I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter," and "I Can't Give You Anything But Love," plus 25 other toe-tapping songs of the 1920s and 30s. Aint' Misbehavin' won the 1978 Tony Award for Best Musical and the 1988 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, as well as a 1982 Emmy Award for Outstanding Musical or Variety Program. This is the first time this award-winning musical has ever been presented at Totem Pole Playhouse. Ain't Misbehavin' features a cast of five vocalists with a live jazz band on stage throughout the two-hour show. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 8
by Audition Roundup - Apr 8, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 8, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

More Casting Announced For Shirley Porter Scandal Drama SHIRLEYMANDER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

The Playground Theatre today announces further casting for Gregory Evans' Shirleymander, which receives its UK premiere at the end of May. Joining Jessica Martin, who plays the former leader of Westminster Council, will be Jack Klaff , Omar Baroud and Amanda Waggott with other cast yet to be announced. Anthony Biggs's production will run from May 23 to June 16. (more...)

Holiday Musical NO√čL to Kick Off North American Tour November 17th, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

NO√čL, the stunning new Holiday musical from top-selling children's author Eoin Colfer (Artemis Fowl) and preeminent Irish film composer Liam Bates is coming to North America! Having met with huge critical acclaim overseas, the show's producers are now planning its first North American national tour, which will open at the Ames Center in Minneapolis, MN on November 17th. NO√čL is set to play 30 cities across the US and Canada, just in time for the Holiday season. (more...)

The Music Hall Presents The Ogunquit Playhouse Production Of ELF THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

Elf The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy's enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern day Christmas classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner Elf. (more...)

American Blues Theater Announces Complete Casting For BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

American Blues Theater concludes its 2017-2018 Season with BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story, written by Alan Janes, directed by Lily-Anne Brown, with musical direction by Ensemble Member Michael Mahler. BUDDY - The Buddy Holly Story runs April 27 - May 26, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago.  (more...)

Christopher Timson Brings Show To The Green Room 42, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

???????THE GREEN ROOM 42 presents Christopher Timson in #TBT: A Chubby Boy's Guide To Growing Up Normal on Thursday, April 26th, 2018 at 9:30pm. Celebrate Throwback Thursday with the hilarious journey of an awkward, chubby, closeted kid from Long Island, who grew up to be a confident, well­-rounded (pun intended), married gay man! Featuring fast­-paced showtune medleys and blackmail video footage long abandoned in his grandma's basement, Christopher leads you through "a charming, fast-paced, ingenious multi-media extravaganza that, for all its flash and fire, never loses sight of the intimate human story he has to tell. '#TBT…' is practically perfect in every way. [-The Bistro Awards]' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Richmond - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Richmond (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Detroit (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for New Orleans (more...)

MAMMA MIA!, THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK, and More Announced for Arvada Center's 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

The Arvada Center has announced its 2018-2019 season, a diverse line-up of plays and musicals. The three musical and four play season includes a world premiere play, two regional premieres, and a Broadway smash-hit. The season also marks the third year of the Black Box Repertory Theatre, a company of actors who will perform three of the Black Box Theatre's four plays in repertory. The 2018-19 Theatre Season is sponsored by Lutheran Medical Center. (more...)

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: The Percy Jackson Musical National Tour Will Launch In Chicago January 2019
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, an 'electrifying' (Newsday) musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, will launch its national tour in Chicago in January 2019 before heading across the country, with engagements announced in Seattle, Detroit, Charlotte, San Antonio and more. Additional tour cities and casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Phoenix Theatre Full 1819 Season Announcement!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Phoenix Theatre announces the final additions to the incredible lineup for the 2018 / 2019 season! (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 1
by Audition Roundup - Apr 1, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 1, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

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