Evita on Tour

LILIES to be presented at The Bath House
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

North Texas-based theatrical and film producers Gordon Kelly and Robin Benson Linek have developed a way for theatre ticket purchases to double as grass roots support for a new production in Dallas; the North Texas premiere of Michael Marc Bouchard's play Lilies, scheduled to start performance at the Bath House Cultural Center on Friday, May 31, 2017. (more...)

They're Already Winners... Counting Off the Tony Awards Already Won by the 2018 Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

The 2018 Tony nominees are already winners... literally. For some, this marks their first nomination, but others have already won Tony Awards in seasons past. We took a look at which nominees have won at least a Tony or two (or nine) - amongst them, they've gathered a total of 88 awards! (more...)

VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Reflects on His Long Career on CBS This Morning
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber, the iconic composer, made an appearance on CBS This Morning to talk about his long career and what drives him to keep creating music. (more...)

VULCAN 7 by Adrian Edmondson and Nigel Planer Will Make its World Premiere and Embark On UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Jonathan Church Productions and Theatre Royal Bath Productions in association with Yvonne Arnaud Theatre are delighted to announce brand new comedy Vulcan 7 written by and starring Adrian Edmondson and Nigel Planer, directed by Steven Marmion which will premiere this autumn before embarking on a UK tour. Vulcan 7 will open on Wednesday 19 September in Guildford and tour to Cambridge, Newcastle, Bath, Richmond, Malvern and Edinburgh. (more...)

Theatre By The Sea Presents R.I. Regional Premiere Of MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

In celebration of 85 Years of Theatre By The Sea (TBTS), owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to present the Rhode Island Regional Premiere of the international sensation, Mamma Mia! which will be presented from June 20 - July 21, 2018. (more...)

A CHORUS LINE Caps Richmond Triangle Players' 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Richmond Triangle Players concludes its 25th Anniversary Season with one of the most acclaimed musicals of the 20th century, A Chorus Line. This landmark work, with a cast comprised of performers from up and down the East Coast, opens Today, June 8, 2018 at 8 pm, following a two low-priced previews on Wednesday and Thursday June 6 and 7 at 8 pm.  (more...)

NATIVE GARDENS to Tour to 4 Community Partner Venues
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

???????The Globe is happy to announce that the Globe for All Tour will continue to bring shows to the community in 2018, with support provided by Theatre Forward's Advancing Strong Theatre grant program. Following the Globe engagement of Karen Zacarias's hilarious comedy directed by Edward Torres, Native Gardens will travel June 28 through July 1 to four of our community partner venues for free performances in South Bay, Lemon Grove, Otay Mesa, and Oceanside. Developed in the 2017 Powers New Voices Festival, it runs through June 24 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, and then hits the road! (more...)

PATH New Music To Debut SIMULACRUM, Chamber Opera
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

PATH New Music Theater, the upstart artist collective of composers, musicians, choreographers, and visual artists, proudly announces their debut work for the stage, Simulacrum, co-presented by the 3LD Art & Technology Center on June 8th, 9th, and 10th. A radically ambitious combination of opera, dance, and stunning visual technology, the work combines music of the five composers of PATH and one guest composer with three singers, six dancers, vivid projections, and interactive wearable technology. Based on the captivating Marianna Staroselsky original play Loved for Parts, the opera examines the fraught relationship between man and machine. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch 'Friend Like Me' From ALADDIN in 360!
by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2018

Disney's Aladdin on Broadway has created a new 360 video experience. The VR video places the viewer right on stage of Broadway's legendary New Amsterdam Theatre in New York City for an immersive performance of the iconic 'Friend Like Me.' (more...)

Photo Flash: SAN DOMINO Celebrates Opening Night at Tristan Bates Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Final casting is announced for musical drama San Domino by Tim Anfilogoff and Alan Whittaker, based on Mussolini's infamous persecution of homosexuals. (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Workshop and Project Broadway Present SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

SWEET CHARITY returned to New York City last week at The Baruch Performing Arts Center for a sold out run! SWEET CHARITYwas produced by Broadway Workshop and Project Broadway as their 2018 Main Stage production. Scroll down for photos of the cast in action.  (more...)

FROZEN Brings the Storm to Playhouse Square in 2020
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Disney's FROZEN, the Tony®-nominated Best Musical, will bring its North American tour to Cleveland as part of the 2019-2020 KeyBank Broadway Series at Playhouse Square in the summer of 2020. (more...)

Swarner, Bell, and Soldo to Lead THE MUSIC MAN at The Firehouse Theatre
by Kyle Christopher West - Jun 6, 2018

The Wells Fargo Wagon is a-coming down the street and, from July 25th-August 19th, it'll be parked onstage of Farmers Branch's The Firehouse Theatre in their upcoming production of THE MUSIC MAN. Directed by Bruce Coleman, with music direction by Bryce Biffle and choreography by Bethany Lortenzen, the classic musical is sure to be a hot ticket. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Opens at Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) proudly launches its 60th Anniversary season with the global mega-hit Mamma Mia! The show runs June 6 through June 27 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park. (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...)

Clyde Alves, NaTasha Yvette Williams & More Will Join Laura Osnes and James Snyder in Bucks County Playhouse's SHOW BOAT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Executive Producer Robyn Goodman, Producing Director Alexander Fraser and Producers Stephen Kocis and Josh Fiedler announced final casting for Bucks County Playhouse's world-premiere concert adaptation of Oscar Hammerstein II and Jerome Kern's legendary musical, 'Show Boat,' which will set sail this Saturday, June 23 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Brief 6/20: GIRLS AND BOYS Opens Tonight Off-Broadway, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 20, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Girls and Boys, starring Carey Mulligan, opens tonight off-Broadway, and more! (more...)

NC Theatre Conservatory Presents PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

North Carolina Theatre Conservatory, North Carolina Theatre's flagship training program offering professional instruction in acting, voice and dance for ages three to adult, is excited to bring to the stage its production of Pippin, July 6-8 at the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. (more...)

Fantomet vender tilbage til Det Ny Teater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webbers The Phantom of the Opera, dansk teaterhistories storste publikumssucces og mest bekostelige og ekstravagante musical, far repremiere pa Det Ny Teater 21. september. Billetsalget abner pa onsdag. (more...)

VIDEO: Josh Gad and James Corden Perform Andrew Lloyd Webber Favorites in Latest 'Crosswalk the Musical'
by Stage Tube - Jun 19, 2018

James Corden returns to the London streets for a Crosswalk the Musical showcasing some of Andrew Lloyd Webber's most memorable compositions, including 'Evita,' 'Phantom of the Opera,' 'Cats' and 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.' When James finds himself in need of a leading lady, he places a call to Crosswalk veteran Josh Gad, who is ready to jump right in. (more...)

BWW Review: EMMA KINGSTON, Live at Zedel
by Fiona Scott - Jun 19, 2018

Emma Kingston is a very busy woman at the moment: just last week she returned from the Hong Kong stint of the Evita world tour where she currently stars as the First Lady of Argentina, Eva Peron. (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...)

Neo-Political Cowgirls To Host Second Annual Women's Advocacy Event In East Hampton
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

In keeping with their mission of raising visibility for women's issues, The Neo-Political Cowgirls (NPC) dance theatre company is proud to present their second annual Andromeda's Sisters event on Thursday, June 28th at East Hampton's Guild Hall. Inspired by the moment in NPC's production "ANDROMEDA" in which Poseidon's daughters swim to Andromeda's aid, Andromeda's Sisters celebrates women's capacity to support each other and change the world we occupy. This event will raise funds for The Neo-Political Cowgirls' theatrical and educational programming, while highlighting the work of women's causes and the words of female playwrights. A three-tiered evening of advocacy, associating, and arts, this event celebrates, connects, and articulates women's issues, voices, interests and livelihoods. (more...)

Broadway's N'Kenge to Sing With Pittsburgh Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

N'Kenge is an internationally acclaimed singer with multiple laurels to her name. Now, N'Kenge is thrilled to be one of the four spectacular Broadway artists who take the stage at Heinz Hall for 'Broadway Divas'. With Jack Everly leading the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the show promises to be full of grandeur with performances of major hits from Les Miserables, Dreamgirls, My Fair Lady, Funny Girl, Mame, Cabaret, Chicago, Wicked and many more. (more...)

BWW TV: Shoshana Bean, Lorna Luft & More Party at the Actors Fund 22nd Annual Tony Awards Viewing Gala in LA!
by Michael Sterling - Jun 15, 2018

For its 22nd consecutive year, the west coast Actors Fund celebrated Broadway's Biggest Night at their 22nd Annual Tony Awards® Viewing Party on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA. This year's gala honored Tony-nominated book writer ('Wicked') and Emmy-nominated writer and producer ('My So Called Life') Winnie Holzman with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement. Kirsten Vangsness hosted with special appearances by Shoshana Bean, Wilson Cruz, Paul Dooley and Jessica Marie Garcia. BroadwayWorld's own Michael Sterling caught the action on the 'green' carpet with many of the night's celebrity guests for BWW TV Los Angeles. (more...)

EVITA Comes To Tokyu Theatre Orb Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic Evita is coming to Tokyu Theatre Orb from July 4 to July 29.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

GFour Productions, winner of 44 Tony Awards and 54 Drama Desk Awards, proudly brings the international hit show Menopause The Musical® to Long Wharf Theatre (222 Sargent Drive) in New Haven, Conn., for a limited engagement Friday, June 15 through Sunday, July 1. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Long Wharf Theatre Box Office, www.longwharf.org, or by calling (203) 787-4282. Greater discounts for groups of 10+ available by calling (203) 772-8202. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at IN THE HEIGHTS at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 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...)

IN THE HEIGHTS Opens At Playhouse On Park Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 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...)

Carole Cook, Carrie St. Louis, and More Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 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. (more...)

Trevor Dion Nicholas Will Join ALADDIN National Tour as Genie at Pittsburgh Stop
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Disney Theatrical Productions has just announced that Morgantown, WV native Trevor Dion Nicholas, who is currently starring as 'Genie' in the London West End production of Aladdin, will come home to play the iconic role in Pittsburgh, where the hit Broadway musical will play a three-week engagement from August 22 - September 9, 2018 at the Benedum Center. Additional casting for the Pittsburgh engagement will be announced at a later time. This tour is part of the 2017-2018 PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh series, presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, and Broadway Across America. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

???????Multi award-winning actor Elise McCann has scaled the barricade and stepped in to join the cast of the UK's critically-acclaimed show BEYOND THE BARRICADE, a glittering concert of musical showstoppers which is currently touring Australia.  Elise replaces Katie Leeming who has had to return to the UK due to ill health. (more...)

Anna Madeley, Amanda Drew and Lucy Cohu Join THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Multi award-winning star of screen and stage Jonathan Pryce will star as 'Andrei', and three-time Olivier award-winning Dame Eileen Atkins will star as 'Madeleine' in The Height of the Storm, in the UK premiere of a new compelling family drama by Florian Zeller, the internationally acclaimed writer of The Father. (more...)

Olivier-Winner Stephen Mear to Bring GUYS AND DOLLS to Royal Albert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

The Royal Albert Hall rolls the dice this October with a semi-staged version of the classic musical comedy, Guys and Dolls, directed and choreographed by two-time Olivier Award-winner, Stephen Mear. (more...)

Robert Fairchild, Richard Kind, and More Announced for Bay Street's Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce additional entertainment for Some Enchanted Evening, the 27th Annual Summer Gala in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 7, 2018. The event benefits Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. The evening includes special performances as well as a silent auction, cocktail party, live auction with celebrity auctioneer Richard Kind, dinner and dancing. Due to future restoration of the Long Wharf, this will be the final gala to be held there. (more...)

ALADDIN Brings Estimated $10 Million Benefit to Cincinnati
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

???????Disney's Aladdin is celebrating a sold-out, two-week premiere engagement in Cincinnati, which concluded on June 10 at the Aronoff Center. The touring production, which the Cincinnati Enquirer called, "an outright spectacle; glitzy, playful, sassy and extravagant," grossed over $2.8 million at the box office and entertained more than 40,000 theatergoers during 16 performances.  (more...)

Tickets on Sale Now for ARTS San Antonio's 2018-2019 Tricentennial Celebration Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

ARTS San Antonio's 2018-2019 Tricentennial Celebration Season is bringing five performances to the Majestic Theatre and Charline McCombs Empire Theatre! Season packages and individual show tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Leslie Kritzer Joins DUETS With The Write Teacher(s) Volume 6 at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Leslie Kritzer joins the cast of DUETS with The Write Teacher(s) Volume 6 at Feinstein's/54 Below on June 22, 9:30pm. (more...)

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at ACT Of Connecticut
by Sean Fallon - Jun 12, 2018

The ACT of Connecticut takes Ridgefield by storm with their amazing debut musical, MAMMA MIA! Excellent singing, dancing, and acting dazzle the audience in this wonderful show! (more...)

Troupe Announces The World Premiere Of Joy Wilkinson's THE SWEET SCIENCE OF BRUISING At Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Troupe today announces the World Premiere of Joy Wilkinson's The Sweet Science of Bruising. Directed by Kirsty Patrick Ward, the production opens at Southwark Playhouse on 5 October, with previews from 3 October, and runs until 27 October. (more...)

Douglas Sills Joins DAVE the Musical at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld has learned Douglas Sills will play Chief of Staff Bob Alexander in the new musical DAVE, premiering at Arena Stage this summer! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Drew Gehling and the Cast of DAVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Arena Stage is preparing for the world premiere of a new musical Dave. Check out photos of the cast and creative in rehearsal below!  (more...)

Loni Ackerman Joins the Cast of DUETS with The Write Teacher(s) Volume 6 at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Loni Ackerman joins the cast of DUETS with The Write Teacher(s) Volume 6 at Feinstein's/54 Below on June 22, 9:30pm. (more...)

Madison Lyric Stage Presents Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Madison Lyric Stage, an award-winning, professional theater company serving the Connecticut Shoreline, will present the multiple Tony Award-winning musical comedy Company July 18-29 at the historic Deacon John Grave House in Madison, CT. (more...)

Tony Talk: Best Lighting Design of a Play, Neil Austin
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2018

Neil Austin has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO. (more...)

VIDEO: Andrew Lloyd Webber Talks of his Life-Long Love of the Broadway Musical when Accepting his Lifetime Achievement Tony Award
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2018

On Sunday night, The Right Honourable The Lord Lloyd-Webber was honored with a Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement. While accepting the trophy, the legendary Andrew Lloyd Webber spoke of his life-long love for the Broadway musical. See Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's Acceptance Speech. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber Wins 2018 Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber has won the 2018 Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement Award. (more...)

Who Will Win at the 2018 Tony Awards? We Compare Year By Year!
by BWW Special - Jun 10, 2018

The 72nd Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday June 10th at 8/9c hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles. It's the biggest award show of the Broadway season and it closes out a long awards season for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays. We can't help but wonder what chances this year's Best Musical and Best Play nominees have of taking home the ultimate prize... (more...)

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO's Neil Austin Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2018

Neil Austin has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 10
by Audition Roundup - Jun 10, 2018

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 10, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

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