Evita on Tour


BWW Interview: John Mauceri Conducting His Life Anywhere He Wants To Be
by Gil Kaan - Nov 9, 2017

Conductor extraordinaire John Mauceri, at 72 years young, has the memory of a straight-A college kid vividly recalling detailed facts of incidents long ago right off the top of his head. The go-to expert on all subjects Leonard Bernstein, John will be conducting BERNSTEIN ON STAGE at the Valley Performing Arts Center (The Soraya) November 17, 2017. John most graciously chatted on the phone with me for an hour from his New York home after just returning from Mexico. (more...)

Melissa Errico, 'TWO BY TWO', 54 SINGS BILLY JOEL and More Coming Up This Month at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

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, including Melissa Errico Sings Sondheim, Two By Two In Concert, Christine Ebersole, 54 Sings Billy Joel, Benjamin Eakeley Broadway Swinger Vol. 2, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega to Star in MISS YOU LIKE HELL at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

The Public Theater announced today that the New York premiere of MISS YOU LIKE HELL has been added to The Public's Astor Anniversary Season, celebrating 50 years of new work at 425 Lafayette Street and the 50th Anniversary of HAIR. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Sherman Brothers' World Premiere Musical LEVI!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

The Los Angeles City College (LACC) Theatre Academy and Kritzerland Entertainment present the world premiere of LEVI!, a classic fit new musical based on the life of Levi Strauss with a book by legendary cult Film Writer/Director Larry Cohen and Janelle Webb Cohen; and music and lyrics written by Disney's most celebrated Oscar-winning Composers Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman. (more...)

Mary Johnson Takes FANNY BRICE From New York City to Connecticut
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Mary Cantoni Johnson will reprise her acclaimed portrayal of legendary entertainer Fanny Brice when 'One Night with Fanny Brice,' in which Johnson long starred in New York City, opens at the Square Foot Theater in Wallingford, CT, on November 10th. (more...)

Matt Loehr and Shea Sullivan Launch #getOUTandCREATE Campaign With New Dance Videos
by Stephanie Wild - Nov 8, 2017

Actor Matt Loehr and choreographer Shea Sullivan have launched a new campaign called #getOUTandCREATE. #getOUTandCREATE is a mission of two artists determined to make projects in this turbulent time that engage, entertain, move, or if need be, distract from the chaos of the world, and hope to encourage artists of all ages and disciplines to do the same. (more...)

Breaking: Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Return to HAMILTON in 2019 for Run in Puerto Rico!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Today, award-winning actor, composer and lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda, and producer Jeffrey Seller announced onstage at Teatro UPR, the theater at the University of Puerto Rico, that Broadway's HAMILTON: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL will play Puerto Rico, starring Miranda himself in the title role. (more...)

See Current Standings In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

See Current Standings In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote! (more...)

Christie Prades to Play Gloria Estefan in ON YOUR FEET! at the Fabulous Fox This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced the engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! - based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - will star Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed stage and television actor Mauricio Martinez, playing Emilio Estefan. (more...)

Jeff Kready, Lora Lee Gayer, Jason Gotay and More Set for 'TWO'S COMPANY' Concert in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

On November 18, 'Two's Company: Broadway's Great Duets,' a Merkin Concert Hall Broadway Close Up Presentation, will come to On Stage at Kingsborough. 'Two's Company' is an homage to the duet; the Broadway song that allows a show's stars to interact; to fight, flirt, and fall in love. From Irving Berlin to Stephen Sondheim to Leonard Bernstein, Two's Company, will celebrate great duets from hit Broadway shows such as The Book of Mormon, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder and more. (more...)

BWW Review: EVITA at Casa Mañana
by Kyle Christopher West - Nov 7, 2017

With a catalog full of hits like JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT and CATS, Andrew Lloyd Webber's famous musicals seem to polarize musical theatre fans into those who either love him or those who feel like he is a no-substance sellout. And, although I occasionally find his lyrics a tad trite, I'm a self-confessed sucker for larger-than-life females with big, sassy vibrato. So, despite a few structural defects, the thrilling score of Evita is an epic win. And, with Casa's talented team at the helm, the current production packs a whole lot of punch. (more...)

David Burt Leads the Cast of Antic Disposition's A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Antic Disposition's much-loved musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' festive classic A Christmas Carol returns to the spectacular Elizabethan setting of Middle Temple Hall this December. West End star and Olivier Award nominated David Burt (Les Mis rables; Evita; Cats; Jesus Christ Superstar) will recreate his critically-acclaimed performance for the third year in the lead role of Ebenezer Scrooge. (more...)

Max von Essen Will Take Over as 'Gleb' in ANASTASIA This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

The producers of ANASTASIA announced that Tony Award nominee Max von Essen to return to Broadway to play Gleb in the hit Broadway musical ANASTASIA on December 5, 2017. Von Essen to take over for original company member Ramin Karimloo. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, November 21- Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin Bring Their Act to Broadway
by Stage Tube - Nov 21, 2017

Today we celebrated Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin who reunited on Broadway on this day for AN EVENING WITH PATTI LUPONE AND MANDY PATINKIN. (more...)

Broadway's Robert Hartwell Launches The Broadway Collective's 2018 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Broadway veteran and Original Broadway Cast member of the Tony Award-winning revival of Hello, Dolly!, Robert Hartwell launches the 3rd season of The Broadway Collective a traveling, multi-disciplinary musical theatre master class. (more...)

BWW Review: EVITA at Asolo Repertory Theatre
by Carolan Trbovich - Nov 20, 2017

Evita Triumphant At Asolo Repertory Theatre (more...)

Ring in the New Year at The Lake Worth Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Ring Out the Old, Sing in the New! Celebrate New Year's Eve and Party with Your Playhouse Favorites December 31, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

Presentaciones de DESDE AL SUR DEL PACÍFICO HASTA MÁS ALLÁ DE LA LUNA
by Felipe Velasco - Nov 20, 2017

El pr ximo lunes 4 de diciembre, ACTeM (Asociaci n Cultural de Teatro Musical de Madrid), en colaboraci n con el Departamento de Musicolog a de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, la Joven Asociaci n de Musicolog a de Madrid y la Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dram tico (RESAD) organiza, por partida doble, la presentaci n del libro de igo Santamar a y Xavier Mart nez Desde al Sur del Pac fico hasta m s all de la Luna: casi 6 d cadas de Teatro Musical en Espa a: (more...)

Photo Flash: A WONDERFUL LIFE Celebrates Opening Night at Theatre At The Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Actors David Sajewich, in the role of George Bailey, and Allison Sill in the role of his wife Mary, lead the cast of Theatre at the Center's A Wonderful Life: The Musical with James Harms as Mr. Potter, David Perkovich as Clarence, Jim Heatherly as Uncle Billy and Jason Richards as Mr. Martini. Previews began November 16 with an Opening Night on November 19 and a run through December 23. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

Asolo Rep Announces 2017-18 IllumiNation Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Asolo Rep proudly announces its 2017-18 IllumiNation Series, promoting cross-cultural conversations in the community. Held during select Wednesday and Saturday performances throughout the 2017-18 season, IllumiNation events begin one hour prior to curtain with a reception on the mezzanine, continue with the performance, and conclude with a free and open-to-the-public community conversation where audience members can further explore the topical and social issues that they have just seen played out on stage. Five-play and three-play ticket packages are available for the series. (more...)

What is Coming and Leaving HULU in December
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

What is Coming and Leaving HULU in December. Please note titles and dates are subject to change. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Nov. 19
by Audition Roundup - Nov 19, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, November 19, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Let's Hear it For the Rainbow Tour! International Tour of Hal Prince's EVITA Ready for Cape Town!
by David Fick - Nov 18, 2017

With the first stop in Johannesburg drawing to a close next week, the international tour of Evita is ready to transfer to Cape Town, where it will play the Artscape Opera House throughout December and into 2018 until 7 January. (more...)

West End Leading Lady Madalena Alberto Returns To EVITA on Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Madalena Alberto returns to the coveted title role of Evita, for which she received critical acclaim in the 2014 West End revival at the Dominion Theatre, on 6 December 2017 in Manchester. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Italy Awards! DISINCANTATE! LE PIU' STRONZE DEL REAME Prende Il Comando Nel Miligor Spettacolo!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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; Methacton's EVITA Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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; freeFall's HAIRSPRAY Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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...)

Photo Flash: Welcome to Buenos Aires! First Look at EVITA at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Asolo Rep presents Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterpiece Evita. Directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes (Broadway: Bright Star, It Shoulda Been You, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, First Date; West End: Carousel, Sweeney Todd; Asolo Rep: Guys and Dolls), the musical opens tomorrow, November 18, and runs through December 30 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Ana Isabelle and More in Highlights from EVITA at Asolo Rep
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 17, 2017

Asolo Rep presents Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning masterpiece Evita. Directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes (Broadway: Bright Star, It Shoulda Been You, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, First Date; West End: Carousel, Sweeney Todd; Asolo Rep: Guys and Dolls), the musical opens tomorrow, November 18, and runs through December 30 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. Check out exclusive highlights from the show below! (more...)

New Casting Information Announced for Premiere of Tina Turner Musical TINA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Joining the previously announced Adrienne Warren, who plays the title role, are Kobna Holdbrook-Smith as Ike Turner, Madeline Appiah as Tina's mother Zelma Bullock, Jenny Fitzpatrick as the alternate Tina, Lorna Gayle as Tina's Grandmother GG, Tom Godwin as Record Producer Phil Spector and Lyricist Terry Britten, Francesca Jackson as Ike and Tina's manager Rhonda Graam, Aisha Jawando as Tina's sister Alline Bullock, Natey Jones as Tina's father Richard Bullock and Tina's first love Raymond Hill, Gerard McCarthy as record company Marketing Manager Erwin Bach and Ryan O'Donnell as Tina's Manager Roger Davies. They are joined by ensemble members Tsemaye Bob-Egbe, Keisher Downie, Kit Esuruoso who also plays Tina's son Craig Hill, Jammy Kasongo, Sia Kiwa, Jason Langley, Kayleigh McKnight, Baker Mukasa and Tanisha Spring and swings Derek Aidoo, Gavin Alex, Edward Bourne, Candace Furbert, Hannah Jay-Allan and Rodney Vubya. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Announces Newly Formed Artistic Council
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) announces the formalized creation of an Artistic Council, comprised of renowned theater artists and producers who will work closely with NYTF CEO Christopher Massimine and NYTF Artistic Director Zalmen Mlotek to help steer and advise on the company's programming. The 103-year-old National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene, in residence at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (36 Battery Pl., NYC, 10280), has a unique place in Theatre History as the last-standing of the professional Yiddish Theatres of the Golden Age of 2nd Avenue. (more...)

Broadway Stars to Join Good Theater for Annual Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Eric Kunze and Kathy Voytko will join Good Theater for their annual Broadway at Good Theater concerts November 29 - December 3 at Good Theater's home, the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland. This year the concerts will be a tribute to the 1950s - the height of the Golden Age of Broadway. (more...)

New Musical A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK Will Debut Off-Broadway This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

The musical A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK will debut Off-Broadway at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre (410 W 42 Street), beginning performances on February 21, opening on March 6, running through May 13, 2018. (more...)

Tim Realbuto's BECAUSE I CAN: PART TWO to Premiere at The Triad Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Actor/singer Tim Realbuto, who will star in the upcoming motion picture YES, will make his last concert appearance of the year at The Triad Theatre on Saturday, December 9th at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Tori Scott to Bring VODKA IS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON to Zedel
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

'Tori Scott: Vodka is the Reason for the Season' is coming to Live at Zedel, 20 Sherwood Street, London, on Monday 18th, 19th & 22nd December 2017. (more...)

Frances Ruffelle and More Set for Jamie deRoy's 'TIS THE SEASON Actors Fund Benefit at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Show business tour de force Jamie deRoy - the award-winning producer, cabaret, stage, film and TV performer and humanitarian - will bring her star-packed Jamie deRoy & friends holiday show to New York's famed Birdland, Monday, December 11, at 7 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: ANNIE at The Engeman
by Melissa Giordano - Nov 15, 2017

The holiday offering from the exquisite John W. Engeman Theatre of Northport, Long Island, is an excellent production of the classic Tony winning musical Annie. Marking the half-way point of the Engeman's dazzling 11th season, this production is superbly directed by Antoinette DiPietropolo who also serves as Choreographer. Now I know you're probably thinking: Another production of Annie? Well, when you have a cast as remarkable as this, it definitely warrants another visit. (more...)

Review Roundup: EVITA at Actor's Playhouse - What Did The Critics Think?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Evita runs at Actor's Playhouse through November 26, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

Updated Standings In The 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards; Cast Your Vote!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

See the updated standings in the 2017 BroadwayWorld UK Awards, and cast your vote (more...)

PETER PAN's 'Gotta Crow' at Music Theater Works This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents PETER PAN at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard, Justin Vivian Bond and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

The holidays are already upon us! 'Tis the season for family, because that's what Joe's Pub at The Public has got on tap for the month of December. (more...)

BWW Review: LOVE NEVER DIES at BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
by John Lariviere - Nov 13, 2017

The talent in this production of Love Never Dies is unquestionably top-notch, and both of the leads truly seem to be pouring 110% of themselves into their performances - unquestionably focused and committed to each other, to the moment, and to the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. (more...)

EVITA Will Play Manchester's Palace Theatre in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

After 10 years in the UK and two West End seasons, Evita is set to captivate audiences at Manchester's Palace Theatre from Wed 6 Sat 9 December 2017. The story of an ordinary woman's journey from humble beginnings through to extraordinary power and iconic status. (more...)

Charles Busch, Ann Harada and More to Celebrate Seth Rudetsky's BROADWAY DIARY, VOL. 3 at Barnes & Noble
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Dress Circle Publishing will release SETH'S BROADWAY DIARY, VOLUME 3: The Inside Scoop on (almost) Every Broadway Show & Star, with a special in-store event at Barnes & Noble on Monday, November 20 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: It's a Hard Knock Life! First Look at Presley Ryan and More in ANNIE at the Engeman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater presents ANNIE, running now through Sunday, December 31, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Morning Brief November 10th, 2017: IN THE HEIGHTS on PBS, Tony Awards Announce First Decisions, and More!
by Danielle Ashley - Nov 10, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: IN THE HEIGHTS on PBS, Tony Awards Announce First Decisions, and More! (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for ALADDIN at the Aronoff Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway in Cincinnati announced today that tickets for the long-awaited engagement of Disney's Aladdin are on sale now. (more...)

Constantine Maroulis, Max Von Essen, and More to Lead 6th Annual SPARKLE: AN ALL-STAR HOLIDAY CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Haul out the holly and put up the tree because the annual star-studded holiday event SPARKLE: An All-Star Holiday Concert returns to New York City on Sunday, December 3rd for its 6th consecutive year, once again benefiting the programs and services of The Actors Fund (www.actorsfund.org). (more...)

FROZEN's Broadway Box Office to Open Up the Gate Monday with New Block of Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Frozen's Broadway box office will open to the public at 10:00am EST on Monday, November 13 when a new block of tickets for Disney Theatrical's new Broadway musical goes on sale at the St. James Theatre, located at 246 W. 44th Street. (more...)

It's a Happy Holiday! Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS National Tour Finds Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

The producers of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS have announced full casting for the North American Tour of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS. (more...)

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