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Broadway Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
1681 Broadway
Argentinaís controversial First Lady is the subject of this dynamic musical masterpiece. Driven by ambition and blessed with charisma, Eva Peron was destined to leave a fascinating political legacy unique in the 20th century. Told through a compelling score that fuses haunting chorales with exuberant Latin, pop and jazz influences, Evita creates an arresting theatrical portrait as complex as the woman herself.

BWW Interview: Constantine Germanacos Gets Ready to Say 'Dasvidaniya' to Three Years of ANASTASIA
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 9, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, on Sunday, March 31, after 808 performances on Broadway, Anastasia will take its final journey to the past- a journey that has lasted for three years. Even before it started winning the hearts of audiences at the Broadhurst Theatre in 2017, the musical made its world premiere in a sold-out, record breaking run at Hartford Stage in Connecticut. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/8 - BRIDGES, GHOST, CATS, and More!
by BWW Special - Mar 8, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BRIDGES, GHOST, CATS, and More! (more...)

VIDEO: Taylor Hicks and Rachel Potter Preview Serenbe's SHENANDOAH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at a new music video for Serenbe Playhouse'z SHENANDOAH, starring American Idol Winner Taylor Hicks and Broadway and The X Factor finalist Rachel Potter. Check out the video below! (more...)

Edward Watts and Ellie Fishman Lead Goodspeed's THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

River City's about to get the last thing they expected ? and the very thing they need ? in The Music Man. Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 2019 season with the rip-roarin' dance-filled classic running April 12 - June 20 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be May 1, 2019]. (more...)

New Musical I SPY A SPY to Hold Developmental Lab Presentations March 21 & 22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Producer Eric Krebs, in association with Harriet Spalding & Michael Planit, will present developmental lab presentations of I Spy A Spy, a new (declassified) musical comedy, with book and lyrics by Jamie Jackson and music & lyrics by SoHee Youn (more...)

Desi Oakley Will Have Album Release Concert At (le) Poisson Rouge
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Desi Oakley is releasing a brand new album and is hosting a release concert at (le) poisson rouge on Monday, April 8. Doors are at 7:30p and the show is at 8:30p. Premium seating (first row of tables in front of stage) for $49, table seating for $29, standing for $19. For $20, you can also receive a meet and greet. The show is 18+. (more...)

NNPN Announces Rolling World Premiere of WOLF PLAY by Hansol Jung
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, announces its 88th Rolling World Premiere (RWP):  Wolf Play by Hansol Jung. The play was commissioned by Artists Rep and begins its Roll there this Sunday, March 10 in Portland, OR (running through April 7, 2019). (more...)

Disney's ALADDIN Coming To Portland This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Casting has been announced for the Portland engagement of Disney's Aladdin.  The hit Broadway musical will begin performances at Keller Auditorium on Wednesday, March 27 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 7. The press opening night is Thursday, March 28 at 7:30 pm.  (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019


Wake Up With BWW 3/5: Inside Yesterday's CAMELOT Benefit Concert, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Mar 5, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Check out today's top stories from around the Broadway world! (more...)

World Of Musicals Brings The Best Of Broadway Onto The MPAC Stage In One Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

See your favorite songs from your favorite shows when The World of Musicals takes the stage at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, April 10 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $29-$69. (more...)

BWW Interview: Max Von Essen on the National FALSETTOS Tour, His Debut Album, and More!
by Courtney Symes - Mar 5, 2019

The Tony Award-winning Falsettos is on the move after its phenomenally successful Broadway revival. After winning two Tonys in its original run, it was nominated for five more in 2017, including Best Revival of a Musical. Leading the talented pack is Max von Essen as Marvin, the married dad turned gay man who learns to navigate his new roles and relationships. Von Essen is, perhaps, best known for his Tony-nominated role as Henri Baurel in An American in Paris. He is also a successful film actor and solo recording artist. Fresh off of a run on Broadway as Greb Vaganov in Anastasia, he agreed to speak with BroadwayWorld Sacramento about his upcoming album release, past roles, and what we can expect from Falsettos. (more...)

WCSU Again Captures Multiple KCACTF Awards At Regional Event
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

The Western Connecticut State University Department of Theatre Arts returned last month from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Region 1 competition in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, with a multitude of awards, continuing a trend of successful outcomes in the annual, regional competition. (more...)

Rise Above Performing Arts Announces 2019/20 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Rise Above Performing Arts has announced their upcoming season which will include works by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stephen Sondheim, and Lin-Manuel Miranda among others. Rise Above's mission is to bring exceptional talent with a focus on the education and development of the performing arts in the youth of the South Florida community. This will mark the company's fourth season since! (more...)

BWW Interview: Eden Espinosa Breaks Down Solo Album, FALSETTOS Tour and WICKED Beginnings
by Paul Smith - Mar 4, 2019

In releasing a new album and touring the country, Eden Espinosa's year is already off to an eventful start. Eden Espinosa released her second solo album in January of this year titled Revelation. Revelation is comprised of fully original songs and landed on the top 50 of the Pop iTunes charts. (more...)

Marc Deaton To Present Concert Of Songs By American Composers At The Deacon John Grave House
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

Madison Lyric Stage, an award-winning, professional theater company serving the Connecticut Shoreline, will hold its season fundraiser on Saturday, April 6 at 7:30 p.m. at its new home, the Deacon John Grave House in Madison's historic town center. (more...)

Surrey Civic Theatres Presents Merideth Kaye Clark's Dazzling Tribute To Joni Mitchell's BLUE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2019

Surrey Civic Theatres presents Merideth Kaye Clark Performs Joni Mitchell's BLUE Album, on March 27, 2019, at 7:30pm on the Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre (13750 88 Avenue). Hailed as 'a masterful performer' ( with 'powerhouse pipes' (Seattle Times), Clark will perform Joni Mitchell's iconic BLUE album from beginning to end while playing the guitar and dulcimer, accompanied by Mont Chris Hubbard on piano and violin. This emotionally resonant performance will give Joni Mitchell fans the opportunity to experience the album anew, while conjuring the magic and memories of their initial encounter with this timeless music about love and loss. Ethereal songstress Raine Hamilton will open the evening with her prism-clear vocals, accompanied by violin, guitar, cello, and double bass to create a resonant chamber folk sound. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 20- Are You Gonna Love This Guy! ALADDIN Opens On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 20, 2019

On this day in 2014, Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre. (more...)

54 SINGS LLOYD WEBBER, Lainie Kazan, and More Feature at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

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...)

Photo Flash: First Look At A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER At The Engeman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

The John W. Engeman Theater presents A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. Performances began on Thursday, March 14 and run through Sunday, April 28, 2019. (more...)

P3 Theatre Company Announces The Exciting Five Show Lineup For The Launch Of Their Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

P3 Theatre Company announced today their five-show lineup to debut the Grand Opening of their new professional, non-profit 501(c)(3) theatre company. The first season will consist of Evita, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Tim Rice, Steel Magnolias, by Robert Harling, Sordid Lives, by Del Shores, Gypsy, Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and A Chorus Line, Music by Marvin Hamlisch, Lyrics by Edward Kleban - all showcasing at the Ernest Borgnine Theatre in Long Beach. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of Vampirina on Disney Channel - Friday, April 12, 2019
by TV Scoop - Mar 20, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of Vampirina, airing on Disney Channel on Friday, April 12, 2019! (more...)

BWW Review: The CATS Phenomenon Continues at the Hollywood Pantages
by Ellen Dostal - Mar 2, 2019

Without a doubt, Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical CATS is of an era. Based on one of Lloyd Webber's favorite books as a child, T. S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, it was a perfect vehicle for the tastes of theatre lovers in the eighties, the decade of excess. The large-scale production, which opened on Broadway in 1982, was a highly theatrical concept featuring an elaborate light show, impressive dance numbers, and an intoxicating score, exactly what the public had come to expect from the composer of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and Evita. (more...)

BWW Blog: Introductions and a Brand New Playhouse
by Student Blogger: Cassie McKay - Mar 19, 2019

Hey, I'm Cassie! I'm a freshman stage management major at Point Park University. I'm super excited to be a student blogger for BroadwayWWorld for the next few weeks or the indefinite future¬Ö who knows? (more...)

Oh What a Beautiful Morning! Meet the Cast of OKLAHOMA!- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 19, 2019

The new Broadway production of Oklahoma! begins previews at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre (1633 Broadway) on tonight, March 19, 2019. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Can't Hold Them Back Anymore! FROZEN Will Head to London, Australia, and Germany!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

As Frozen celebrates its first smash year on Broadway on March 22nd, Disney Theatrical Productions has announced that the show will have three international productions, joining the previously announced North American tour launching this fall. (more...)

VIDEO: Legends of the Stage, Kristin Chenoweth and Elaine Paige, Unite for CHESS Duet
by Paul Smith - Mar 19, 2019

Television audiences in the UK were lucky to hear the iconic Kristin Chenoweth and legendary Elaine Paige sing a duet together. (more...)

Bernadette Peters, THE LION KING, and More Come to the Kravis Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts celebrates the circle of life and numerous other entertainment pleasures with an audience-pleasing assortment of stellar concerts, shows and special events throughout April and May (more...)

CMT San Jose Announces Marquee Production Of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

CMT Marquee Productions, featuring emerging artists from New York to the Bay Area and beyond, presents the Disney classic, Beauty and the Beast, a romantic and beloved story for the whole family. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Stars Embrace Their Silver Linings With 'Gray Pride'
by Walter McBride - Mar 18, 2019

The 'Gray Pride' and 'Gray is Beautiful' movements are making their marks on Broadway and these four award-winning Silver Belles are a testament. They glisten in appearance and achievement. (more...)

Photo Coverage: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Opens at The John W. Theater Northport
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 17, 2019

The John W. Engeman Theater presents A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. Performances began on Thursday, March 14 and run through Sunday, April 28, 2019. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Erica Mansfield Receives the Legacy Robe For KISS ME, KATE!
by Walter McBride - Mar 17, 2019

Kiss Me, Kate officially opened on Broadway Thursday, March 14. As per Broadway tradition, the Legacy Robe was awarded to the ensemble member with the most Broadway credits, in this case, Erica Mansfield! (more...)

BWW Interview: Taylor Hicks, Rachel Potter, and Brian Clowdus Talk Creating a Home Run with SHENANDOAH
by Sally Henry - Mar 15, 2019

Serenbe Playhouse has become known in Metro Atlanta for its immersive outdoor productions, and for their latest endeavor, director Brian Clowdus has recruited musical star power. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

The award-winning TADA Theatre announces an array of entertaining productions including The Rocky Horror Show and an exclusive production with permission from the theatrical company representing Andrew Lloyd Webber that will feature music from Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Phantom of The Opera, Evita and more!  (more...)

VIDEO: American Idol Season 5 winner Taylor Hicks performs on 'Atlanta & Company' for SHENANDOAH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at a performance video for Serenbe Playhouse's SHENANDOAH, starring American Idol Winner Taylor Hicks and Broadway and The X Factor finalist Rachel Potter. Wathch as American Idol Season 5 winner Taylor Hicks performs on 'Atlanta & Company' in the video below! (more...)

5th Avenue Theatre Announces 2019/2020 Season; SISTER ACT, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, EVITA and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

 The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced an incredible six-show lineup for its 201920 season. First, The 5th will stage a lavish production of Austen's Pride, A New Musical of Pride and Prejudice. For the holidays, The 5th will create a brand new staging of Shrek The Musical, which premiered at The 5th in 2008. The New Year kicks off with Stu for Silverton, which continues its developmental journey as a part of The 5th's New Musical Development Program. Next comes a joyful 5th Avenue Theatre original production of Sister Act, followed by an exclusive, limited two-week engagement of Once On This Island. The season will close with an original staging of the epic masterpiece, Evita. Additionally, The 5th will host a one-week run of the national tour of Jersey Boys. (more...)

THE PORCH A New Play By Kari Floren Will Receive A Private Industry Reading In NYC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

La Vie Productions will present a private industry reading of The Porch, a new play by Kari Floren, on Monday, March 4, 2019 in NYC. Directed by Antoinette DiPietropolo, the presentation will take place at Sunlight Studios (321 W 44th Street).   (more...)

Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: FALSETTOS
by Ben Rimalower - Mar 1, 2019

Okay, this week, I only have to throw out two CDs, but it hurts! I'll never forget May 31, 1992--the 46th Annual Tony Awards. I had just turned 16 and was eagerly tuning in to absorb the Broadway of it all. I didn't really know much about any of the shows, other than that friends and family in New York had flipped for Guys And Dolls and that my parents had loved an earlier incarnation of Jelly's Last Jam when it played the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. Glenn Close was hosting and Patti LuPone was presenting and I was not moving from my seat on the couch until I had a ranked list of the shows I wanted to see when I got to New York to visit my grandparents for Thanksgiving. (more...)

Casting And Creative Team Announced For HANSEL AND GRETEL at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today announced the full creative team and casting for Hansel and Gretel, a co-production with English National Opera, which plays 14 22 June. Sung in English, two casts will sing at alternate performances. (more...)

The Lincoln Center Theater Production Of FALSETTOS Comes To Sacramento
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Jujamcyn Theaters and NETworks Presentations presents the North American Tour of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical FALSETTOS. (more...)

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre Announce MOREoutdoor Events For 2019
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today announced their full programme of MOREoutdoor events to complete their 2019 season. The one-off music, comedy and film events take place on Sunday evenings during the summer. (more...)

Daniel Taylor Productions' MACBETH Opens Next Week At The Epstein Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Following two critically acclaimed seasons of Shakespeare, the award-winning Daniel Taylor Productions return to The Epstein Theatre next week with the Bard's most brilliant and bloody tale, Macbeth, from Thu 7 Sat 16 March. (more...)

Disney's ALADDIN Coming To Dallas Summer Musicals June 6-23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Disney Theatrical Productions, Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) and Broadway Across American (BAA) announced today that tickets for the long-awaited engagement of Disney's Aladdin will go on sale to the public on Friday, March 1  at 10 a.m. The hit Broadway musical will begin performances in Dallas at the Music Hall at Fair Park on Thursday, June 6 for a limited engagement of 3 weeks through Sunday, June 23.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Roxmouth, Picerno, Leisy Talk THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA World Tour
by Carla Delgado - Feb 27, 2019

Broadway's longest-running musical, 'The Phantom of the Opera,' returns to Manila again this 2019 at the Theatre at Solaire. This Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is a classic, and since 2012, its return to the Philippines has been much-awaited. This new world tour of 'The Phantom of the Opera' has 130 cast, crew, and orchestra players working on it, bringing international audiences a show of unparalleled quality and caliber. (more...)

New Album from Max von Essen Now Available for Pre-Order
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

In ''Call Me Old Fashioned: The Broadway Standard,'' Max von Essen unabashedly embraces his love for the golden age of Broadway and the American Songbook. The album is available for pre-order on Amazon now! (more...)

MANDY PATINKIN In Concert: Diaries Comes to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries on Friday, November 8th at 8 P.M. (more...)

Photo Coverage: FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE Comes to Patchogue Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 24, 2019

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts presented the newest addition to its Broadway Series, From Broadway, With Love, on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 8 p.m. (more...)

BWW Review: STILYAGI at The State Theatre Of Nations
by Daria Vorobyeva - Feb 24, 2019

The show premiered on 21st of February. It was preceded by a huge casting (more than 2500 people took part in it!) that lasted for almost 6 months. As a result, the cast combines famous faces from the musical world with brand new ones, like Oleg Ots. He just finished acting school and got the leading male part (Mels, which is an abbreviation for Marks, Engels, Lenin and Stalin). (more...)

TOTO TALKS! Celebrates Stonewall's 50th And The Wizard Of Oz' 80th
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2019

In honor of Stonewall's 50th Anniversary and the Wizard of Oz' 80th Anniversary, Not in Kansas Productions presents the world premiere of a new play by Randall David Cook; directed by 2x Tony-nominee, Joey McKneely; and featuring Jamison Stern: Toto Talks! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 23, 2019
by - Feb 23, 2019

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

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