Escape to Margaritaville on Tour


BWW's On This Day - June 29, 2018
by - Jun 29, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (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...)

The Bones Featuring Alison Luff Debut At The Green Room 42 July 12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - has announced the New York debut of THE BONES, a new band featuring Alison Luff and Matt Magnusson, on Thursday, July 12 at 7:00 PM. Their concert will trace how Alison - currently starring on Broadway in Escape to Margaritaville - and Matt - recently seen as Kenickie in the Toronto revival of Grease - met, fell in love, formed a indie pop band, and eloped in the fall of 2015. The Bones is a blend of their individual styles of music and is best described as a synergistic expression of their love for one another. After only knowing each other three weeks they recorded their first demos at The Village Recorder in Los Angeles. This summer they are in the process of recording their debut full-length album.  (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...)

Design-Focused 'in 1: the podcast' Welcomes ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Scenic Designer Walt Spangler
by in 1: the podcast - Jun 27, 2018

Bake some spongecake, pull out your six string and spend a balmy summer weekend with 'Escape to Margaritaville' Scenic Designer Walt Spangler! On this week's new episode, Walt is telling us about the genesis of his tropical design that included a research trip to Key West, an actual Jimmy Buffet concert, and how the design changed over time from it's La Jolla premier and it's multi-city tour leading up to Broadway. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 27, 2018
by - Jun 27, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - June 25th - HEAD OVER HEELS Beings Previews With Top Growth!
by Alan Henry - Jun 25, 2018

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Head Over Heels (7.89%), Once On this Island (3.42%), Summer (3.06%), The Band's Visit (2.54%) and Carousel (1.55%). The top growing current Broadway plays were The Boys in the Band (4.28%), Angels in America (4.13%), The Iceman Cometh (1.55%), Play That Goes Wrong (0.18%) and Cursed Child (0.13%). (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 6/24/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 6/24/2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 6/25
by BWW Special - Jun 25, 2018

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 6242018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 24, 2018
by - Jun 24, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 24 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Interview: Last Call! Paul Alexander Nolan Reflects on ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE & Navigating the Journey of Life
by Courtney Savoia - Jun 22, 2018

Broadway's Paul Alexander Nolan has been on quite the ride with Escape to Margaritaville - a vibrant, fun, and blissful musical featuring the iconic hits of Jimmy Buffett. With stops in La Jolla, Chicago, Houston, and New Orleans before reaching the Great White Way in early 2018, Escape to Margaritaville has become the vacation we all so desperately need to take -- with an emphasis on living in the moment and savoring the good times. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: June 21, 2018
by BWW Special - Jun 21, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

Chita Rivera, Andy Grammer, and Kyla Jade Join the Lineup for A CAPITOL FOURTH on PBS
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Joining the all-star line-up for the 38th annual edition of PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH, the country's longest-running live national July 4 TV tradition, are theatrical icon and triple-threat Broadway legend Chita Rivera, multi-platinum pop singer and songwriter Andy Grammer, and THE VOICE Season 14 finalist Kyla Jade.  Grammer will perform his hit "Back Home," the lead single from his Gold-certified album Magazines or Novels, on America's national Independence Day celebration.  Gospel singer Jade will open the show with a performance of the "National Anthem."    (more...)

BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS at Eccles Theater
by Blair Howell - Jun 18, 2018

Know the song? Me neither. Unless sung in its original English lyrics. But a French-language version of 'December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)' opens 'Jersey Boys.' (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 6/17/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 6/17/2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 6/18
by BWW Special - Jun 18, 2018

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 6/17/2018. (more...)

BROADWAY BARES: GAME NIGHT Raises Over $1.8 Million
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Broadway's hottest dancers and two explosively responsive audiences came together for a fierce and steamy evening of fun and sensational striptease at Broadway Bares: Game Night, this year's record-breaking edition of the annual spectacular. (more...)

Bid to Win 2 VIP Tickets and a Backstage Tour at ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2018

This is your last chance to see this incredible show on Broadway! Enjoy 2 VIP house seats and a backstage tour at Escape to Margaritaville before it ends on July 1. (more...)

Photo Flashback: Broadway Bares All! The Most Memorable Moments of Broadway's Hottest Night
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2018

A star-studded lineup of Broadway's best will join in a flirty evening of fun, games and unparalleled striptease at Broadway Bares: Game Night at 9:30 pm and midnight this Sunday, June 17, 2018. (more...)

IF SAND WERE STONE Announces Cast of Off-Broadway Debut as Part of 2018 New York Musical Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Creators Carly Brooke Feinman and Cassie Willson are thrilled to announce the casting for their original musical If Sand Were Stone, making its Off-Broadway debut this July as part of the 2018 New York Musical Festival's (NYMF) Next Link Project. Featuring original music by Ms. Willson and original book & lyrics by Ms. Feinman, If Sand Were Stone will play a 5-performance run at The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row beginning July 18, 2018. (more...)

Broadway Weekly Buying Guide, Presented by SeatGeek: June 14, 2018
by BWW Special - Jun 14, 2018

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show? Don't know what to see? Trying to find a theater? (more...)

ON A CLEAR DAY Pay $11.90 at Irish Rep with Ticket Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) is proud to announce that a limited number of $11.90 tickets to ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER will be available exclusively via TodayTix. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch a Preview of the Cast of Irish Rep's ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre's ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER begins performances tomorrow, June 15! The show stars Tony Award-nominee Stephen Bogardus (Bright Star), John Cudia (The Phantom of the Opera), and Tony Award-nominee Melissa Errico (Finian's Rainbow). ON A CLEAR DAY features music by Burton Laneand book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. BroadwayWorld has preview of the cast in action. Check it out below! (more...)

Stars from THE BOYS IN THE BAND, Ashley Park, and More to Appear at BROADWAY BARES: GAME NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

A star-studded lineup of Broadway's best will join in a flirty evening of fun, games and unparalleled striptease at Broadway Bares: Game Night at 9:30 pm and midnight this Sunday, June 17, 2018.  (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces 2018 Resident Theatre: Backyard Renaissance Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse is proud to announce Backyard Renaissance Theatre Company as its 2018/2019 Resident Theatre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL, CAROUSEL, AVENUE Q and More Take the Stage in AT THIS PERFORMANCE... at The Green Room 42
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 12, 2018

Stephen DeAngelis continued his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE... on Monday, June 11th at The Green Room 42. (more...)

The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes MEAN GIRLS' Star Barrett Wilbert Weed
by Broadwaysted - Jun 12, 2018

This week we'd rather be us...but also be with our new #FriendoftheShow and Mean Girls star Barrett Wilbert Weed! We're cracking open WAY TOO MANY MANCAN Wine cans while Barrett spills about sharing a dressing room with Kerry Butler, the honesty she brings to her unconventional roles, and how we should call more things a menagerie. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 6/10/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 6/10/2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 6/11
by - Jun 11, 2018

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 6102018. (more...)

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - June 11th - THE BAND's VISIT Tops Growth Post Tony Awards
by Alan Henry - Jun 11, 2018

The top growing current Broadway musicals were The Band's Visit (33.35%), Carousel (12.35%), My Fair Lady (8.19%), Once On this Island (6.12%) and Mean Girls (5.59%). The top growing current Broadway plays were Three Tall Women (14.16%), Angels in America (9.62%), The Boys in the Band (4.90%), Cursed Child (3.13%) and The Iceman Cometh (2.42%). (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Chita Rivera, Renee Fleming, Brandon Victor Dixon, & More in PBS' A CAPITOL FOURTH
by TV News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Broadcast live on PBS from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the 38th annual A Capitol Fourth puts viewers front and center for America's biggest birthday party with the greatest display of fireworks anywhere in the nation.  (more...)

BWW's Guide to 4th of July TV Celebrations - Chita Rivera, Brandon Victor Dixon, Renee Fleming, & More!
by TV News Desk - Jul 4, 2018

With the celebration of America's birthday just around the corner, BWW brings you a guide to this year's Fourth of July television specials, featuring performances by Broadway Icon Chita Rivera, Opera Legend and CAROUSEL on Broadway star Renee Fleming, and more! As always, we will be bringing you video of the appearances as soon as they become available. Check out what's in store for the 4th below! (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Begins This August at Broadway At Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

The 2018 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the mega-hit musical comedy Mamma Mia!, which has been seen by millions of people worldwide and launched two enormously popular movies. The plot involves a woman who, on the eve of her wedding, attempts to discover the identity of her father by bringing three men from her mother's past back to an island paradise. Featuring more than 20 hit songs by pop super-group ABBA, including "Dancing Queen," "Take a Chance on Me," "The Name of the Game" and "The Winner Takes It All," this high-spirited, feel-good international sensation has audiences singing and dancing in the aisles. Performances of Mamma Mia! are Tuesday, August 7 through Sunday, August 12 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. Ticket availability for the show is extremely limited due to high demand. (more...)

Ben Davis to Join the Cast of Irish Rep's ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today that Ben Davis (Violet, A Little Night Music) will join the cast of ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER in the role of "Dr. Mark Bruckner" beginning Thursday, August 9. (more...)

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 7/1/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 7/1/2018. (more...)

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 7/2
by BWW Special - Jul 2, 2018

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS! Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 7/1/2018. (more...)

Broadway on TV: Idina Menzel, Josh Groban, & More for Week of July 2, 2018
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

From stage to screen, Broadway will be represented on TV for the week of July 2, 2018! (more...)

VIDEO: Alison Luff Bids Farewell to MARGARITAVILLE with Original Song
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2018

Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, played its final Broadway performance on July 1. Star Alison Luff and her husband Matthew Magnusson wrote and recorded a song as a tribute and love song to the entire Escape to Margaritaville family. Watch below! (more...)

Brief 7/2: Get a Sneak Peek at SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 2, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: get a first look at Smokey Joe's Cafe, and more! (more...)

ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER Extends Through September 6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre announces an extension for ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER, which features music by Burton Lane and book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Last Call in Paradise! ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Concludes Broadway Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2018

It's last call in paradise! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Escape to Margaritaville, the new musical featuring the songs of singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett, will play its final Broadway performance at the Marquis Theatre today, July 1, 2018, after 29 preview and 124 regular performances. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Begins This August at Broadway At Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

The 2018 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the mega-hit musical comedy Mamma Mia!, which has been seen by millions of people worldwide and launched two enormously popular movies. The plot involves a woman who, on the eve of her wedding, attempts to discover the identity of her father by bringing three men from her mother's past back to an island paradise. Featuring more than 20 hit songs by pop super-group ABBA, including "Dancing Queen," "Take a Chance on Me," "The Name of the Game" and "The Winner Takes It All," this high-spirited, feel-good international sensation has audiences singing and dancing in the aisles. Performances of Mamma Mia! are Today, August 7 through Sunday, August 12 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. Ticket availability for the show is extremely limited due to high demand. (more...)

Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! Dances Into Broadway at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

The 2018 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the mega-hit musical comedy Mamma Mia!, which has been seen by millions of people worldwide and launched two enormously popular movies.  The plot involves a woman who, on the eve of her wedding, attempts to discover the identity of her father by bringing three men from her mother's past back to an island paradise.  Featuring more than 20 hit songs by pop super-group ABBA, including "Dancing Queen," "Take a Chance on Me," "The Name of the Game" and "The Winner Takes It All," this high-spirited, feel-good international sensation has audiences singing and dancing in the aisles.  Performances of Mamma Mia! are Tuesday, August 7 through Sunday, August 12 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.  Ticket availability for the show is extremely limited due to high demand. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS Come to The Patchogue Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 5, 2018

Broadway Showstoppers is an all-new concert event created exclusively for Patchogue Theatre. Produced and hosted by New York Casting Director and Producing Artistic Director Stephen DeAngelis, five of Broadway's finest performers recreated their most memorable musical career highlights, displayed their versatility, shared backstage behind-the-scenes anecdotes and participated in an enlightening and entertaining question and answer session with our audience. (more...)

Recording Artist Kimberley Locke & Broadway Sings For Pride Will Sing At Pride Night At Citi Field With The NY Mets
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

On Saturday, August 4, 2018, cast members from Broadway and Billboard recording artist Kimberley Locke (American Idol) will sing on behalf of award-winning non-profit Broadway Sings for Pride at the third annual Pride Night at Citi Field. (more...)

BWW Review: GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Salutes A Different Breed of Jersey Boys
by Michael Dale - Aug 16, 2018

The past several Broadway seasons have seen extraordinary developments in musical theatre, with a steady stream of new shows, usually transferring from non-profit Off-Broadway, offering smart writing, inventive storytelling and expanded notions of the subject matter and musical styles that can be welcomed into the art form. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Dreams Celebrates Ten Years Of Programming At The Kimmel Center For Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

For the tenth consecutive year, Broadway Dreams will partner with the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts for the return of their annual Summer Intensive, August 4 - August 12, 2018. Lead by an all-star roster of Broadway's brightest stars and industry professionals, Philadelphia's rising stars will participate in a week-long intensive focusing on acting, vocal performance and dance. The week will culminate in two public performances of THE HITS: Reimagined, a unique Broadway-style cabaret featuring Philadelphia-area students performing alongside their Broadway idols. (more...)

VIDEO: Francesca Arostegui Talks Playing Sophie in MAMMA MIA at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

What's it like to play Sophie at Broadway At Music Circus? Francesca Arostegui (Sophie, Mamma Mia!) answers this and other fan questions in the video below! (more...)

Kimmel Center Partners With Broadway Dreams For Return Of Week-Long Musical Theater Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

For the 10th consecutive year, Broadway Dreams will partner with the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts for the return of its annual Summer Intensive, running August 4 - August 12, 2018. Lead by an all-star roster of Broadway actors and industry professionals, Philadelphia artists will participate in a week-long intensive focusing on acting, vocal performance, and dance. The week will culminate in two public performances of THE HITS: Reimagined, a unique Broadway-style cabaret featuring Philadelphia-area students performing alongside their Broadway idols. The performances take place Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. in the Kimmel Center's Perelman Theater. (more...)

Broadway Dreams Returns To Charlotte, NC With An All-Star Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

Broadway Dreams has partnered once again with the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center on the return of their annual Summer Intensive, now in session through August 4, 2018. Lead by an all-star roster of Broadway's brightest stars and industry professionals, Charlotte's rising stars are participating in a week-long intensive focusing on acting, vocal performance and dance. The week culminates in two public performances of a dynamic Broadway-style cabaret, allowing students to perform alongside their Broadway idols. (more...)

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