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James Bernard, James Lloyd Reynolds, Jennifer Hope Wills, Holly Ann Butler and More to Lead A CHRISTMAS STORY at Patchogue Theatre; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

For the first time ever, The Gateway brings your favorite holiday movie to life in A Christmas Story, The Musical at Patchogue Theatre, December 15 - 27 - the best new holiday musical that is sure to become a classic! (more...)

EQUINOX: THE SEASON IS SLAYING A Drag Benefit Show For Equinox Theatre Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Equinox: The Season is Slaying will be Sunday, December 10 at 7:00 P.M. at the Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo Street in Denver. Tickets are $10 in advance and will be $15 the door. All proceeds benefit Equinox Theatre Company, a 501(c)3 arts organization. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief November 30th, 2017: THE PARISIAN WOMAN Opens and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Nov 30, 2017

Good Morning BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE PARISIAN WOMAN opens on Broadway and more! (more...)

BWW Review: SCHOOL OF ROCK National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare - Nov 29, 2017

Based on Richard Linklater's 2003 film of the same name, School of Rock follows Dewey Finn, a down-on-his-luck wannabe rock star who poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. When he discovers his students' musical talents, he enlists his fifth-graders to form a rock group and conquer the Battle of the Bands. (more...)

Michael Cerveris' Band Releases Christmas Album 'Seasonal Affective Disorderis,' 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Not looking forward to the holidays? Then Loose Cattle's Seasonal Affective Disorderis the Christmas album for you. Releasing on December 1st, the record shines a light on the darker side of the holiday season, mixing humor, honesty and tongue-in-cheek twang into 15 Americana songs. (more...)

Raul Esparza, Ramin Karimloo, Ruthie Ann Miles and Karen Olivo to Star in Revamped CHESS at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts launches the inaugural season of Broadway Center Stage with CHESS, the epic rock opera about love and political intrigue set against the backdrop of the Cold War as two superpowers attempt to manipulate an international chess championship for political ends. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Patti LuPone Talks Upcoming Guest Role on Disney's VAMPIRINA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 29, 2017

Tony-award winner Patti LuPone ('Evita') will make her guest voice appearance as Vee's grandmother, 'Nanpire' in Disney's hit animated series VAMPIRINA. (more...)

Current Standings For The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Voting Closes Soon!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards honour the best productions from the past year around the country and the best long-running West End shows. Voting is open until Friday, 8 December - just over a week away - with the winners announced soon afterwards. (more...)

BWW Photo Flash: First Look at Utah Rep's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by Blair Howell - Nov 28, 2017

Utah Repertory Theater Company stages the Utah premiere production of the Tony-winning BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at the Eccles Theater's Regent Street Black Box in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City Nov. 25-Dec. 10. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 11/21/2017 - 11/28/2017
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Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 11/21/2017 - 11/28/2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre presents THE CHRISTMAS VOYAGER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

This Delightful Holiday Musical is a true celebration of the Season. All the splendor of Christmas is brought to life in a magical journey through Yuletides past. The holiday songs we all know and love are wrapped up in a heartwarming celebration of spirit that will delight audiences of all ages. (more...)

Tickets For Disney's ALADDIN On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions and Playhouse Square announced today that tickets for the long-awaited engagement of Disney's Aladdin will go on sale to the public TODAY at 11AM. The hit Broadway musical will begin performances in Cleveland at the KeyBank State Theatre at Playhouse Square on May 2, 2018 for a limited engagement of 4 weeks through May 27th, 2018. The opening night is Friday, May 4th at 7:30PM. Aladdin is part of the KeyBank Broadway Series at Playhouse Square. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Italy Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards; LOVESPORT Leads Best New Work!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; SIDE SHOW Leads Best Ensemble!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Petersburg Awards; ALL MY SONS Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Dallas Theatre Critic to Direct EVITA in Denton
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Kyle Christopher West is best known to Dallas and Fort Worth as an editor for BroadwayWorld.com, but his theatre critic qualifications are based off nearly two decades experience as a director and choreographer (although his resume lists awards for both costume and scenic design as well). His work has been seen from New York to Boston and Arizona with recent direction and choreography credits including FIDDLER ON THE ROOF for Scottsdale Desert Stages Theatre, HAIRSPRAY for Mesa Encore Theatre, CABARET at Arizona State University, and SMOKEY JOES CAFE at Riverside Theatreworks, among others. He is a multiple award recipient, with several honors including the AriZoni Awards, MET Awards, Annie Awards and more. Additionally, before joining the BroadwayWorld team, Mr. West worked for various Broadway marketing departments in NYC, working on everything from the Christina Applegate revival of SWEET CHARITY to New York staple, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY. He has also sat on the Board of Directors for both a ballet company and non-profit theatre group. (more...)

Spring Into 2018 With An All-Star Line Up At Birmingham Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Birmingham Hippodrome has today released further details of several new unforgettable shows, festivals and free events taking place across its stages and surrounding streets into 2018. (more...)

Menken & Spencer's THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ Slates Developmental Reading at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present the staged reading of the new musical The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, with book and lyrics by David Spencer (The Fabulist), music Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors), and based on the novel by Mordecai Richler, for two performances only Monday, December 11 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed and Michael James Scott to Spend 'Arabian Nights' in ALADDIN in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions has announced that original Broadway cast members Adam Jacobs (Aladdin), Michael James Scott (Genie - also original Australian Genie) and Courtney Reed (Jasmine) will reunite for five weeks of the Los Angeles premiere engagement of Disney's ALADDIN, from Saturday, January 13 - Sunday, February 18, 2018. (more...)

A Whole New World! Arielle Jacobs to Succeed Courtney Reed as 'Jasmine' in Broadway's ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Disney's Aladdin will welcome Arielle Jacobs as Jasmine on Broadway beginning Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Jacobs originated the role in the Australian production in 2016 and is the sister of original Broadway star Adam Jacobs, currently leading the North American tour in the title role. Her previous Broadway credits include Wicked and In the Heights. (more...)

Coming Up At Christmas In Leicester Square: Emma Hatton, Anthony Strong, Christina Bianco & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

The countdown to Christmas is officially on so here's a taster of some of the fabulous festive entertainment on show at central London's alternative hub of yuletide performance: Christmas in Leicester Square. (more...)

CAROUSEL, BRIGADOON to Screen at Paley Center as Part of BroadwayCon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

BroadwayCon has announced that it has partnered with The Paley Center for Media to offer free screenings of some of musical theatre's best moments on television as part of the The Road to BroadwayCon: From the Comfort of Your Living Room - Treasures of Network Television. (more...)

Kate Grom and Ali Funkhouser to Bring GIFTS OF SONG Benefit to THE BLACK BOX
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

THE BLACK BOX presents a special holiday season show, 'Gifts of Song,' featuring Kate Grom and Ali Funkhouser, on Saturday, December 16 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Ganadores de los PREMIOS DEL PĂšBLICO BROADWAYWORLD SPAIN 2017
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Dec 5, 2017

DIRTY DANCING y MI ULTIMA NOCHE CON SARA son los musicales mas premiados, seguidos de EL DESPERTAR DE PRIMAVERA. SUGAR se alza con el Premio al Mejor Musical en esta edicion. (more...)

Broadway By The Bay Announces Their 2018 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

Broadway By the Bay, the Peninsula based award-winning musical theater company, announced today the four musicals that will make up their 2018 season. Launching the season in March 2018 will be the 1957 musical theater classic, The Music Man. Summer will kick off like a great ball of fire with the hit rock-n-roll musical Million Dollar Quartet, followed by the 70s disco-era hit Saturday Night Fever. The season will come to a close with Elton John and Tim Rice's Tony Award-winning adaptation of Verdi's AIDA. Season tickets are available now for renewing and new subscribers at www.broadwaybythebay.org/join or by calling (650) 579-5565. (more...)

Photo Flash: Constantine Maroulis, Max von Essen, Eden Espinosa, Christina Bianco and More 'SPARKLE' at The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

The annual star-studded holiday event SPARKLE: An All-Star Holiday Concert returned to New York City on December 3rd for its 6th consecutive year, once again benefiting the programs and services of The Actors Fund. This one-night-only extravaganza, produced and hosted by TV personality Scott Nevins (Bravo's The People's Couch), took place at The Cutting Room (44 E 32nd St.), featuring a high-wattage star power cast filled with some of today's hottest performers from the worlds of Broadway, television, film and the music industry. Scroll down for photos from the evening! (more...)

Star Casting Announced For Edgar Wallace's THE CASE OF THE FRIGHTENED LADY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Following the phenomenal success of The Agatha Christie Theatre Company, which sold approximately two million tickets over a decade of first class productions, comes a new chapter from Bill Kenwright's Classic Thriller Theatre Company. (more...)

New Season Announced For The Belgrade Theatre Coventry
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

From the spectacle of The Sound of Music to the silliness of Spamalot Belgrade Theatre Coventry announce their new season. (more...)

A MIDDLE EASTERN CHRISTMAS Comes to Carnegie Hall With Lebanese-American Tenor Amine J. Hachem
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

In the Middle East, Amine J. Hachem has sung for Kings, Queens and Presidents with a critically acclaimed tenor voice praised as 'a gift from God.' Six years ago Amine J. Hachem arrived in the United States. He has sung at The United Nations, The Henry Ford Museum, the Basilica of St. Patrick's Cathedral, and sold out the MGM Grand Casino. Metropolitan Opera star Rosalind Elias says 'Amine J. Hachem is blessed with a magnificent instrument.' (more...)

WICKED Day-of-Show Drawing to Return to Windy City
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that a WICKED day-of-show drawing for a limited number of seats will take place inside Block 37. (more...)

Final Week To Vote In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards honour the best productions from the past year around the country and the best long-running West End shows. Voting is open until midnight on Friday, 8 December, with the winners announced soon afterwards. (more...)

Jim Dale and Robert Cuccioli to Headline Ziegfeld Society's HERE'S LOVE TO THE MUSIC MAN Meredith Willson Tribute
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Tony Award winner Jim Dale and Tony nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Robert Cuccioli headline in HERE'S LOVE TO THE MUSIC MAN: A Celebration of Songwriter Meredith Willson, the opening event of The Ziegfeld Society's ninth Season, honoring the 60th Anniversary of THE MUSIC MAN which received the 1958 Tony Award for Best Musical, and its legendary creator, Meredith Willson. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Constantine Maroulis, Max von Essen, Erich Bergen, Eden Espinosa and More in SPARKLE: AN ALL-STAR HOLIDAY CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

The annual star-studded holiday event SPARKLE: An All-Star Holiday Concert returned to New York City last night, December 3rd, for its 6th consecutive year, once again benefiting the programs and services of The Actors Fund. This one-night-only extravaganza, produced and hosted by TV personality Scott Nevins (Bravo's The People's Couch), took place at The Cutting Room (44 E 32nd St.), featuring a high-wattage star power cast filled with some of today's hottest performers from the worlds of Broadway, television, film and the music industry. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Emma Hatton to Bring BABY IT'S COLD OUTSIDE to Christmas at Leicester Square
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Emma Hatton, star of Evita and Wicked, joins festive forces with jazz favourite Anthony Strong for Christmas at Leicester Square. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3
by Audition Roundup - Dec 3, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 3, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Krtizerland Announces Annual Holiday Show
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2017

For the 83rd Kritzerland show it's time to haul out the holly, it's time for tinsel and glamor and mistletoe as we head into the holidays with our annual Kritzerland holiday show, the best way to begin any holiday season - accept no substitutes. (more...)

Legendary Musical Family to Appear in Gate69 Cabaret MOM AND ME
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2017

What do you get when you combine the doyenne of South African musical theatre Judy Paige with platinum album-selling daughter Kim Kallie as well as a third generation of musical talent in Sarah-Paige, under the musical direction of the brilliant Johan Laas? You get the delightful show MOM AND ME, with four exceptional talents combining to bring Cape Town audiences an unforgettable evening of entertainment. (more...)

FROZEN Creators to Go Behind the Scenes at BroadwayCon 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

BroadwayCon has announced today that Disney Theatrical's new Broadway musical Frozen has joined the BroadwayCon 2018 lineup. (more...)

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet and More Set for Spring 2018 at Storyhouse Chester
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Storyhouse Chester has revealed the final programme for its very first Spring Season with a line-up packed with showstopping entertainment promising audiences a fantastic start to 2018. (more...)

FELLOW TRAVELERS Premiere, EVITA and More Set for Bay Street Theater's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Bay Street Theater has announced the three productions planned for the 2018 Mainstage Summer Season. The first will be the World Premiere of FELLOW TRAVELERS, (May 29 - June 17), a new play by Jack Canfora. The second will be FROST/NIXON (June 26 - July 22), by Peter Morgan. The third production is the musical Evita, (July 31 - August 26) by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. (more...)


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BWW Review: Rainbow Tour of EVITA at Artscape a Qualified Yes, with a Magnificent Eva in Emma Kingston
by David Fick - Dec 12, 2017

It is an incredibly fascinating experience watching Evita in South Africa at this time, particularly given the events that have transpired in Zimbabwe over the last month. This musical will speak to the world for as long as the struggle against colonialism and its legacy of inequality continues. (more...)

CPCC Theatre Announces Cast of EVITA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

CPCC Theatre has announced the cast of Evita. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre to 'Willkommen' Kander & Ebb's CABARET This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the third show of its 2017-2018 season (and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre) with CABARET, book by Joe Masteroff (based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood), music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb with musical direction by David O, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Larry Carpenter. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Italy Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Palm Springs Awards; CASA VALENTINA Leads Best Play!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; EVITA Leads Best Ensemble Race!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)


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Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Petersburg Awards; HAIRSPRAY Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

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