Fiddler on the Roof on Tour


Producers of ANGELS Cast Recording to Celebrate Australian Release
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

'ANGELS,' the original studio cast recording released from Broadway Records, celebrates the Australian album launch with an exclusive event at the Northern Beaches Christian School in their performance space appropriately known as 'Manhattan City' on Nov. 28. (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...)

BWW Review: THE PAJAMA GAME at Arena Stage
by Elliot Lanes - Nov 9, 2017

Some musicals from the golden age of Broadway are done to death. Let's face it, how many productions of Guys and Dolls and Fiddler on the Roof can you take? Anytime a theater chooses to produce a show that isn't seen as often as the aforementioned ones I get very excited. When they are presented well, my musical theater geekiness goes into overdrive. Arena Stage has put my geekiness into overdrive with its current production of the 1954 tuner The Pajama Game. With the exception of a production at Roundabout Theatre Company a few years back, this show really isn't performed very often professionally anymore. (more...)

Aaron Gaines to Star in IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE at Irish Rep; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced full casting for IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, adapted by Anthony Palermo (Scrooge & Marley). Directed by Charlotte Moore (The Home Place), IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE begins performances on November 29, 2017 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the W. Scott McLucas Studio Stage, with an opening night set for December 3, 2017, and will run through December 31, 2017. (more...)

Music Connects Us All! Meet the Full Company of THE BAND'S VISIT, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Nov 9, 2017

The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT opens tonight, November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Get ready for tonight's official bows and scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Jennifer Damiano, Ben Fankhauser, Lesli Margherita & More Set for BROADWAY LOVES DEMI LOVATO at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

The Broadway Loves series makes its return to Feinstein's/54 Below on February 18th when over a dozen of Broadway's most distinctive voices will celebrate Grammy nominee and multi-platinum singer and songwriter Demi Lovato. The concerts will be musically directed and produced by Benjamin Rauhala. (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...)

Pushcart Players Headlines Children's Performances at Montclair Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Pushcart Players' 44th Season presents Velveteen Rabbit at United Way Theatre in Montclair NJ on Saturday, December 2 at 11:00 am. The performance is hosted by the Montclair Arts Alliance as part of the inaugural Montclair Arts Festival featuring theater, dance, visual arts, music, and opera. (more...)

United Solo to Offer Master Classes With James Lecesne, Adam Wade, And Austin Pendleton
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

In addition to presenting 120 productions, the world's largest solo theatre festival has launched a series of Master Classes, for theater artists, students, and enthusiasts with all levels of experience. (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...)

Broadway's Alexandra Silber Chats 'AFTER ANATEVKA' Today at St. Louis Jewish Book Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Alexandra Silber will discuss her new novel After Anatevka today, November 8, at 1pm as part of the 2017 St. Louis Jewish Book Festival. (more...)

Sharon Ruben to Bring TWO GUYS AND A DOLL DO BROADWAY to The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Cabaret veteran, actress, singer, comedian and master storyteller, Sharon Ruben, brings her special flair for high-energy performance to The Triad Theater on November 18 at 9:30 PM in the new mini-musical, Two Guys and A Doll Do Broadway. (more...)

Everyman Announces Acting Company for 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Just weeks after winning two major awards for its 21st Century version of the 'rep' company model, the Everyman has announced actors who will form part of the Everyman Company 2018. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly Brings BOTH SIDES NOW to Feinstein's/54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Laura Michelle Kelly in 'Both Sides Now' tonight, November 7, 2017. (more...)

Arena Stage's THE ORIGINALIST Traveling to Off-Broadway's 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Continuing its cross-country tour, John Strand's critically-acclaimed political drama The Originalist, based on the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, will play at 59E59 Theaters under the direction of Artistic Director Molly Smith. (more...)

Mark Aldrich, Lauren Molina, Aaron Ramey and More Set for BROADWAY IN CHARLOTTESVILLE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Charlottesville Opera's Executive Director, Kevin O'Halloran, and Interim Artistic Director, Steven Jarvi, have announced the special one-night-only benefit performance of Broadway in Charlottesville on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at The Paramount Theater at 7:30 PM. Proceeds from the event will benefit Charlottesville Opera. (more...)

Two Local Girls Selected Tto Play Lulu In WAITRESS at Fox Cities P.A.C.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is proud to announce the names of the two young actresses who will share the role of Lulu in the touring cast of Waitress when the show arrives Nov. 28 - Dec. 3. (more...)

RISING STAR 4 Competition Continues at Rise Bar with Natalie Joy Johnson and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

The fourth season of the RISING STAR competition continues Tuesday, November 7th, at Rise Bar. (more...)

JOHNNY AND THE DEVIL'S BOX Comes to Rockwood
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Johnny, a young fiddler from the mountains, must contend with a death in the family, the threat of the law, a hijacked fiddle contest and the loss of his true love on his way to becoming the greatest fiddle player anyone has ever seen. But how will he fare against the greatest threat of them all, the Devil himself? Inspired by the myths of fiddlers' dealing with the Devil, the piece takes a hard look at the association between a virtuoso's egotism and hellish temptation. Written by Douglas Waterbury-Tieman with direction by John Hurley, choreography by Jennifer Jancuska, music supervision by Scott Wasserman and music assistant direction by Matt Cusack. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Laura Michelle Kelly, Alice Ripley & More This Week!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2017

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: (more...)

Photo Coverage: TRU Annual Benefit, Featuring Robert Cuccioli and Jana Robbins
by Adrienne Onofri - Nov 5, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited celebrated its 25th anniversary at a gala where Jana Robbins was honored. (more...)

Edward Watts Goes Green in 'THE GRINCH', Beginning Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017

The Old Globe presents its 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!* The holiday musical will run tonight, November 4, through December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Tickets For THE KING AND I Go On Sale In One Week!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Ambassador Theatre Group and NETworks Presentations LLC announce that the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I will make its Fox Cities Performing Arts Center premiere for one week only as part of the Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America Series. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SIEGE Shocks the Shell of Power
by Juan Michael Porter II - Nov 3, 2017

Though these freedom fighters stand diametrically opposed to what I believe in, I recognized that they could have been members of my own family. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Human Race Theatre Company's THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

This month, The Human Race Theatre Company (HRTC) is getting into the real estate game with The House. Opening night is tonight, November 3, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Remembering FIDDLER and SHE LOVES ME Composer, Jerry Bock
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 3, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com has learned that Fiddler on the Roof composer Jerry Bock passed away last night, at the age of 81. This comes just one week after the passing of FIDDLER bookwriter Joseph Stein. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 18, 2017
by - Nov 18, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Charlotte Awards; BE A LION at BNS 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 Connecticut Awards; Goodspeed Leads as Best Professional Theater!
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 Louisville Awards; TheatreWorks' BIG RIVER Leads as Best Ensemble!
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...)

Sally Struthers and More to Lead Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS at The Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The Music Hall and the Ogunquit Playhouse have announce the stars of the beloved Irving Berlin classic White Christmas at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, November 29 - December 17. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz Single 'Testimony' to Benefit Anti-Bullying Workshops in NYC Schools
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Judith Clurman, Silas Brown, Essential Voices and Tony & Grammy Award-winning producer Van Dean (Broadway Records) announced today the release of 'Testimony,' a new single written by award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin) with proceeds benefiting anti-bullying workshops in New York City Public Schools. (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...)

THE NUTCRACKER Inland Pacific Ballet's Spectacular with Over 80 Dancers Returns
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Enjoy a treasured holiday tradition with family and friends at southern California's most spectacular production of The Nutcracker from critically acclaimed Inland Pacific Ballet. The Nutcracker comes to life in this magnificent ballet comprised of beautiful sets, dazzling costumes, and more than 80 dancers on stage with a total of 10 performances from December 9-23 at three theatres Bridges Auditorium, Pomona College in Claremont, Lewis Family Playhouse in Rancho Cucamonga, and the Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside. (more...)

Theatre Set to Enchant with Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Penobscot Theatre Company is proud to present Disney's Beauty and the Beast, December 7-30, 2017, at the historic Bangor Opera House. 'This holiday season,' said Producing Artistic Director Bari Newport, 'gather your loved ones and be our guest, be our guest, put our magic to the test! In keeping with our holiday tradition, this show has all the whistles and one spectacular Belle. With gorgeous scenery, lush costumes and extraordinary talent on stage and in the pit, it will sweep you away!' (more...)

Florida Studio Theatre to Rock the Goldstein Cabaret with BLUE SUEDE SHOES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Florida Studio Theatre continues the 2017-18 Winter Cabaret season with Blue Suede Shoes, taking audiences back to the birth of rock and roll with legendary greats such as Chuck Berry, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley. (more...)

PTC presents Disney's Hit NEWSIES This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the Disney hit Newsies. The Tony-winning musical opens Friday, Dec. 1, and runs through Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Newsies occupies the traditional holiday spot. Keeping with what is now a seven-year tradition of collecting donations for local nonprofits, PTC will partner with Granite Education Foundation to collect new books for 'Santa Sacks' for children ages K-12. (more...)

Missy Higgins Makes Theatrical Debut In MIRACLE CITY At Brisbane Powerhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

A brand new production of Nick Enright and Max Lambert's celebrated Australian musical Miracle City is coming to Brisbane for a limited season in January 2018. Set in the late 80s, at the height of televangelism, Miracle City tells the story of the Truswells, a family with a dream to build a religious theme park, and the extreme lengths the patriarch, Ricky Truswell, will go to in order to make their dream a reality. (more...)

Preston Allen's 'KEY CHANGE' Plays The Duplex Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

'KEY CHANGE: Preston Allen's Pre-T Hour On Broadway' plays The Duplex Cabaret Theatre tonight, November 15th, at 9:30 p.m. (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...)

Cast Complete for Mary Kathryn Nagle's SOVEREIGNTY World Premiere at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Mary Kathryn Nagle's daring new work Sovereignty makes its world premiere at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. (more...)

Ben Edelman, Andrew Garman, Jessica Hecht and More to Star in Joshua Harmon's ADMISSIONS at LCT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Ben Edelman, Andrew Garman, Jessica Hecht, Dana Ivey, and Sally Murphy will be featured in its upcoming production of ADMISSIONS, a new play by Joshua Harmon, directed by Daniel Aukin. (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...)

Leapin' Lizards! ANNIE Opens at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 209th season with Broadway's classic musical, perfect for the entire family, ANNIE. Directed by Glenn Casale, with choreography by Michelle Gaudette, ANNIE begins previews on November 7th, opens on November 15th and runs through January 7th on the Walnut's Mainstage. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Look Back at LEGS DIAMOND Before Its 30th Anniversary Reunion at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54 Street NYC), Broadway's Supper Club, presents the Original Broadway cast of the much heralded musical in Legs Diamond 30th Anniversary Reunion Concert on Sunday, December 3 at 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm. Scroll down for photos from the original Broadway production! (more...)

Marin Ireland to Reprise Role in IRONBOUND at the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

The Geffen Playhouse today announced that Tony Award nominee Marin Ireland (Broadway's reasons to be pretty, Amazon's Sneaky Pete) and Chris Messina (The Mindy Project, Argo) will star in the West Coast Premiere of Martyna Majok's Ironbound, directed by Tyne Rafaeli (Actually). (more...)

BWW Review: Belmont University Musical Theatre's Remarkably Robust FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 12, 2017

It should come as absolutely no surprise that the current production onstage at Massey Performing Arts Center in Nashville, courtesy of the astonishing Belmont University Musical Theatre program, is possibly as good or even better than any show we've seen put on over the years by the venerated musical theater training school. In fact, BUMT has produced so many remarkable performers over the years that we may all rest assured that musical theater in America (if not the world) will continue to grow and prosper, thanks to the continued supply of new blood from Belmont. (more...)

LITTLE WOMEN The Musical to Play Old Town Temecula, Featuring the Original Full Orchestrations
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2017

Casting has been announced for The Barn Stage Company's upcoming production of the Tony-nominated Broadway musical Little Women, the second production in their 2017/18 season from the partnership with Temecula Presents. (more...)

The Wallis and Vesturport presents THE HEART OF ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

The classic tale of the world's most infamous outlaw goes rogue in The Heart of Robin Hood, a heart-pounding, eye-popping new adventure directed by Gisli rn Gardarsson and Selma Bj rnsd ttir from Iceland's innovative theater company Vesturport and the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis). Robin Hood and his unmerry gang of cutthroats steal from the rich, but it never occurs to them to give back. (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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