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WCPE FM Offers Special Programming for the Winter Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2017

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12 Days of Christmas with Charles Busch: Day 4- Kay Starr Awaits for the Man with the Bag
by Charles Busch - Dec 17, 2017

Deck the halls, trim the tree, and spin the dreidel. BroadwayWorld is continuing our tradition of celebrating the holiday season with a Twelve Days of Christmas countdown. This year we've invited the great Charles Busch to share his favorites holiday performances. Check back daily to get in the holiday spirit in time for December 25 and to find out what else made his list! (more...)

Meet the Royal Company of FARINELLI AND THE KING, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Dec 17, 2017

The critically acclaimed Shakespeare's Globe production of Farinelli and the King, starring three-time Tony Award-winner (Twelfth Night, Jerusalem, Boeing-Boeing) and Academy Award-winner (Bridge of Spies) Mark Rylance, opens tonight, December 17, 2017 at Broadway's Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street). The production plays a strictly limited engagement for 16 weeks only through Sunday, March 25, 2018. Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch a trailer for the show! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Megan Hilty Reunites with the New York Pops for THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 17, 2017

Megan Hilty reunited with The New York Pops and Music Director and conductor Steven Reineke for two festive, holiday-inspired concerts entitled The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, on Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16 in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. BroadwayWorld attended the event and you can check out photo coverage here! (more...)

BWW Review: CLUB SWIZZLE at Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
by Barry Lenny - Dec 17, 2017

It's back. with perfect timing, to become a sensational Christmas treat, (more...)

BWW Preview: SWAN LAKE by MOSCOW FESTIVAL BALLET January 13 2018
by Anton Anderssen - Dec 17, 2017

Music Hall welcomes back The MOSCOW Festival BALLET, Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 at 8:00pm with a performance of the timeless ballet- SWAN LAKE: Ballet in Four Acts with Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikowski (more...)

Hear the 'Joy!' - Rachael Sage Debuts First Holiday EP
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2017

Award-winning singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rachael Sage debuts her first holiday EP, 'Joy!'. (more...)

LEATHER LUNGS: SON OF A PREACHER Makes New Zealand Debut
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2017

Direct from Melbourne, international artist, Jason Chasland, returns home for the New Zealand premiere of Leather Lungs: Son of a Preacher. Within the burgeoning genre of alternative cabaret, be roused into a delightfully naughty world fusing good old-fashioned fun with the romp of vaudeville. Leather Lungs crosses with religion, fistfights with sexuality and discos with dildos. (more...)

Tony Winning Producer Corey Brunish's New Musical Selected for London's BEAM2018 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2017

Multiple Tony Award winning producer Corey Brunish has had his new musical selected as a finalist for London's BEAM2018 Festival to take place in March of 2018.Out of 300 applicants, only 8 have been selected for a 25 minute presentation.Brunish wrote the musical with twins Dina and Rosabella Gregory.(fotos enclosed)The musical is called My Marcello and is a comedy about love in a small Italian village. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 17
by Audition Roundup - Dec 17, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 17, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

12 Days of Christmas with Charles Busch: Day 3- Jimmy James Spices Up Bette Davis
by Charles Busch - Dec 16, 2017

Deck the halls, trim the tree, and spin the dreidel. BroadwayWorld is continuing our tradition of celebrating the holiday season with a Twelve Days of Christmas countdown. This year we've invited the great Charles Busch to share his favorites holiday performances. Check back daily to get in the holiday spirit in time for December 25 and to find out what else made his list! (more...)

Moscow Festival Ballet Presents SWAN LAKE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2017

Music Hall welcomes back The MOSCOW Festival BALLET, Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 at 8:00pm with a performance of the timeless ballet- Swan Lake - A Ballet in Four Acts with Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikowski (more...)

Merkin Concert Hall Brings Wide Range of Events to its 2018 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2017

Merkin Concert Hall's 2018 lineup features a wide range of events, from talks to concerts and everything in between. Check out some of their upcoming events! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Anthony Kearns Performs at The 31st Annual St. Patrick Church Christmas Concert
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 16, 2017

World renowned Tenor Anthony Kearns along with accompanist David George returned to Long Island with a Christmas concert at St. Patrick Church in Bay Shore, NY on December 15, 2017. The program featured 'literally something for everyone'-- with favorite tenor songs, Christmas and holiday favorites-and of course, beautiful music from Ireland. BroadwayWorld attended the event and you can check out photo coverage below! (more...)

BWW Review: Brave and Memorable SOLDIER POET at Theatre Prometheus
by Pamela Roberts - Dec 16, 2017

Theatre Prometheus' world premiere, SOLDIER POET, is a compelling work, richly rendered. In an intimate theater space with fresh and compelling actors, a persuasive script, and inspired scenic design, SOLDIER POET aptly and successfully reminds us of our shared responsibilities and human connections. (more...)

Sound Theatre Company Presents THE HUMAN FAMILY: Toward A Radical Inclusion, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2017

After claiming a third Theatre Puget Sound Gregory Award for 2017 Theatre of the year, Sound Theatre presents a ground-breaking season unlike anything seen on Seattle stages. In 2018, Sound Theatre is proud to mount a season of plays and events to consider the nature of THE HUMAN FAMILY. These offerings include unique productions of classic comedies, a Seattle premiere, Disability Theatre Project play-reading series of plays by disabled playwrights, art exhibitions, accessible performances and other experimental works as part of our Making Waves program. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/16/2017
by - Dec 16, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/16/2017. (more...)

Odyssey Opens New Year With Off-Broadway Hit
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Intellectual debate and food for thought: Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents Mark St. Germain's off-Broadway hit, Freud's Last Session. Emmy Award-winner Robert Mandel directs for a January 13 opening, with performances continuing through March 4 at the Odyssey Theatre in West L.A. (more...)

Guy Roberts and Prague Shakespeare Come to Main Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Main Street Theater (MST) continues its partnership with Prague Shakespeare Company (PSC) in presenting PSC's An Iliad by Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare, based on Homer's Iliad, translated by Robert Fagles, and directed by Main Street Theater Artistic Director Rebecca Greene Udden and Prague Shakespeare Company Artistic Director Guy Roberts. MST and PSC have been partners and collaborators since 2012. There will be a post-show discussion with Udden and Roberts on Sunday, January 7. (more...)

AGAINST THE HILLSIDE, DIDO OF IDAHO and BUMP to Premiere at EST in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) has announced three World Premiere productions for the EST 2018 season. (more...)

World Premiere of MAGELLANICA Comes to Artists Rep, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Artists Rep presents the World Premiere of Magellanica, by E.M. Lewis, directed by D maso Rodr guez from January 20 through February 18 on the theatre's Morrison Stage. Magellanica is a five-part epic play written by Oregon playwright E.M. Lewis. This production is made possible through major funding from the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) Creative Heights Initiative and the Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. Magellanica is a part of Portland's Fertile Ground Festival of New Works. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld New Orleans Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 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 Orlando Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 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...)

Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band Performance to Launch Banjo Boy Coffee & Tasting
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Join us for a performance, official launch and coffee tasting at the California Jazz Conservatory on Saturday, January 13th, 2018. Tastings begin at 7:15pm followed by a performance by the Nell & Jim Band at 8:00 p.m. Free Banjo Boy Coffee all evening long! (more...)

Event Listings Announced For FRINGE WORLD Festival 2018
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

After three sell-out seasons, the creators of La Soir e return to Perth with a brand new show. Loose, glorious and irresistibly fun, Club Swizzle is a night of sassy entertainment where the mayhem gets kicked up a notch. The cheekiest souls in showbiz gather on, in and around the bar where legends are made and good times abound. It's a melee of outrageous cabaret, air-defying acrobatics and infectious musical revelry, backed by a band with a repertoire as big as its bar tab. With no stage, no rules and no regrets, there's no place like it. Leave your coat and your hang-ups at the door and book now to join the Club! Tonight, like every night, will be unlike any other. (more...)

Eagle Theatre presents A Perfect New Holiday Tradition
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

On Wednesday, December 13th Eagle Theatre opened their latest Original World Premiere,Season's Greetings: A Musical Celebration of Holiday Traditions from Around the World, at Kathedral Event Center. Created by Eagle Theatre Entertainment, (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 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...)

Stacy Sherman- Oscar Nominated and Emmy Award Winning Director On New Film THE CHUTE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Oscar nominated / Emmy winning director, Stacy Sherman, will introduce her film and talk about being a film maker on IndieVue.com's Live and Interactive Nov. 6, 9pm EST. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Seattle Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 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...)

Berkeley Rep Announces Teen One Acts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Today Berkeley Rep School of Theatre announced the selection of the plays for its 16th annual Teen One-Acts Festival. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld South Africa Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 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...)

Sound Theatre Company presents New Season THE HUMAN FAMILY: Toward A Radical Inclusion
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

After claiming a third Theatre Puget Sound Gregory Award for 2017 Theatre of the year, Sound Theatre presents a ground-breaking season unlike anything seen on Seattle stages. In 2018, Sound Theatre is proud to mount a season of plays and events to consider the nature of THE HUMAN FAMILY. These offerings include unique productions of classic comedies, a Seattle premiere, Disability Theatre Project play-reading series of plays by disabled playwrights, art exhibitions, accessible performances and other experimental works as part of our Making Waves program. (more...)

Northwest Classical Theatre Collaborative presents Anton Checkhov's THREE SISTERS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

In its first outing since the critically acclaimed production of Waiting For Godot in 2015, The Northwest Classical Theatre Collaborative returns to the Shoebox Theatre to stage an exciting new adaptation of Anton Chekhov's THREE SISTERS, a classic of modern drama. Adapted and directed by Patrick Walsh, the production boasts a cas t of fourteen, including many fresh faces to NWCTC audiences who take a bold approach to Chekhov's masterwork. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 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...)

Segerstrom Center For The Arts presents EDDIE IZZARD: BELIEVE ME TOUR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes comedian Eddie Izzard in his ne w show Eddie Izzard: Believe Me Tour on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 7: 30 p.m. in Segerstrom Hall. (more...)

Enda Walsh's BALLYTURK to Play St. Ann's Warehouse This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back the singular vision of Irish playwright/director Enda Walsh in the American Premiere of his gut-wrenchingly funny and achingly poignant Ballyturk, co-produced by Landmark Productions and Galway International Arts Festival, producers of Walsh's Misterman and last season's Arlington. (more...)

Monty Alexander, John Pizzarelli, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for January 2018 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its January 2018 lineup, featuring An Evening with Monty Alexander - From Kingston to Harlem, Vijay Iyer Sextet, John Pizzarelli, Vincent Herring's The Story of Jazz: 100 Years, David Murray Infinity Quartet, La Tanya Hall and The Andy Milne Trio, Fleurine, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

ONE TREE HILL's Bethany Joy Lenz Writing New Musical
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Bethany Joy Lenz (Grey's Anatomy, Dexter, One Tree Hill, American Gothic) has spent the past year writing a musical, with aspirations for Broadway, with plans for the original script to be workshopped in summer of 2018. (more...)

Marc Kudisch, Bebe Neuwirth, Nancy Opel, Carolee Carmello, Vanessa Williams and More Tapped for HEY, LOOK ME OVER! at Encores!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced additional details and casting for Hey, Look Me Over! (Feb 7 - 11), the Encores! original production which opens the 25th season of the beloved, Tony- honored series responsible for bringing classic American musicals back to life since 1994. (more...)

MUSHROOM CURE Offers Future of Psychedelic Therapy Talkback on 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

MUSHROOM CURE Offers Future of Psychedelic Therapy Talkback on 12/16 (more...)

Musical Polymath Jonny Polonsky to Release FRESH FLESH on 1/19 via Sound Science Industries
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Musical Polymath Jonny Polonsky to Release FRESH FLESH on 1/19 via Sound Science Industries (more...)

THE MUSHROOM CURE to Offer 'Future of Psychedelic Therapy' Talkback Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Off-Broadway's THE MUSHROOM CURE will present a post-show talkback on Saturday, December 16. (more...)

Saro Releases New EP BOY AFRAID West Coast Tour, Day For Night Fest Slated
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Today, Los Angeles artist Saro has released his sophomore EP, a tightly-wound, stunning collection of songs titled Boy Afraid, released via Saro's own label, Mateo Sound. (more...)

THE CONDITION OF FEMME and THE VIEW UPSTAIRS Set for Circle Theatre's 32nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Circle Theatre has announced its 32nd Season, which includes a timely world-premiere play and a vibrant, direct-from-New York, Chicago-premiere musical. (more...)

Lawrence Foster Named Chief Conductor & Artistic Director of Polish National Radio Symphony
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

American conductor Lawrence Foster has been appointed Chief Conductor & Artistic Director of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (NOSPR) and has signed a four-year contract beginning in September 2019. He follows Alexander Liebreich. (more...)

Los Angeles Master Chorale Featured on STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Soundtrack
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The celestial voices heard on the soundtrack of Star Wars: The Last Jedi released in theaters today are not from a galaxy far, far, away but from the Los Angeles Master Chorale. The Master Chorale was specifically chosen to sing on the soundtrack by the film's legendary composer John Williams. (more...)

Spectrum Dance Theater's A RAP ON RACE Coming to the Ordway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts will present a special one-night-only performance of Spectrum Dance Theater's A Rap on Race on Saturday, January 13 at 7:30pm in the Ordway Music Theater. (more...)

Mosaic Theater Company to Present QUEENS GIRL IN AFRICA as Part of Women's Voices Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The fifth production of Mosaic Theater Company's third season will be Queens Girl in Africa, written by DC playwright Caleen Sinnette Jennings, staged by up-and- coming director Paige Hernandez, and starring Helen Hayes Award winner Erika Rose. (more...)

SWACQ Teams Up With Pandaboyz and Lux & Marcusson for Uplifting Dance-Pop Track I WANT IT ALL Feat. PollyAnna
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

SWACQ Teams Up With Pandaboyz and Lux & Marcusson for Uplifting Dance-Pop Track I WANT IT ALL Feat. PollyAnna (more...)

A SWINGIN' BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS and More Set for Week of Dec. 25 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for December 25-December 31, 2017, featuring Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch In 'A Swingin' Birdland Christmas,' Christine Ebersole & Billy Stritch 'Snowfall,' The Birdland Big Band with Special Guest Vocalist Veronica Swift, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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