Fiddler on the Roof on Tour

The Encore Musical Theatre Company Presents WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

The Encore Musical Theatre Company presents West Side Story, running June 21st through August 12th, 2018. West Side Story is directed by Daniel C. Cooney, music directed by Tyler Driskill, and choreographed by Matthew Brennan. (more...)

Americana Theatre Company Presents MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Americana Theatre Company (ATC), Plymouth's professional theatre company, presents the musical theatre classic Man of La Mancha, starring Boston television personality Scott Wahle in the dual role of Don Quixote/Cervantes, from July 7 through 29, with performances weekly from Thursday through Sunday, at Spire Center for Performing Arts, 25 ½ Court Street, Plymouth. Man of La Mancha is written by Dale Wasserman, with music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion. The production is directed by Michael Kirkland, with music direction by Nancy Sparklin. (more...)

ON YOUR FEET! to Kick Off Pittsburgh CLO's 72nd Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Pittsburgh CLO is proud to open the 2018 Summer Season with the Pittsburgh premiere of Broadway sensation, ON YOUR FEET!, June 12-17 at the Benedum Center. Pittsburgh CLO remains steadfastly dedicated to the creation of new work, and co-produced the Broadway production of ON YOUR FEET! as part of this ongoing commitment. Pittsburgh CLO has brought over 20 new shows to their "Feet" on the Broadway stage, including the recent productions of An American in Paris, Kinky Boots, Matilda The Musical and many others. (more...)

Tony Danza, Broadway Loves Gwen Stefani, and More Lead Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 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...)

A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK Cast Album Now Available Digitally
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

The Off-Broadway musical, A Letter to Harvey Milk, released its digital cast album on May 22 in honor of Harvey Milk's birthday, it is available now, in stores at a date TBA. (more...)

Photo Flash: Leicester's Curve Theatre Holds its Season Preview, Featuring Gloria Estefan and More
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

On Friday 18 May, Leicester's Curve theatre hosted its latest Season Preview event, including performances, exciting announcements and in-depth discussions with those involved in work being produced in and visiting the theatre in the near future. (more...)

BWW Interview: Chuck Lambert & Sophie Stromberg of INTO THE WOODS at Gettysburg Community Theatre.
by Rich Mehrenberg - May 24, 2018

Sometimes we can't get caught up in what we don't have, we must value what we do have. I think this perspective is like the message of 'Into the Woods'. (more...)

Carolee Carmello, Kara Lindsay, Ken Page and More Announced For 2018 Broadway At Music Circus Season in Sacramento
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

After auditioning performers in New York City, Los Angeles and Sacramento, Broadway Sacramento has confirmed casting for the six shows in the 68th Broadway At Music Circus season. The casts include a number of Broadway veterans-some of whom are making their Broadway At Music Circus debuts-and audience favorites from previous Broadway At Music Circus productions. (more...)

Meet the 2018 Bobby G Awards Outstanding Chorus Nominees
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

The Bobby G Awards celebrate outstanding achievement in Colorado high-school musical theatre. Each year, the DCPA NewsCenter singles out a specific category and spotlights the five nominees. This year, we salute the Outstanding Chorus nominees. The sixth annual Bobby G Awards take place Thursday, May 24, at the Buell Theatre. (more...)

Austin Pendleton Returns To Give His Master Class At United Solo
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Due to popular demand, United Solo brings back Austin Pendleton to teach in the Master Class Series on May 31, 2018 at Theatre Row in New York City. This class provides participants with the opportunity to meet, work, and be discovered by one of the most influential theatre directors. Austin Pendleton will spend time working with the participants on scenes and monologues. He will offer his critique and thoughts on participants' work, gradually trying to reach a wider evaluation of the strengths and potential of each actor. Participants are expected to bring a scene from material they are currently working on. All ages and levels of theatrical experience encouraged. Space is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. "Participants of the United Solo Master Class Series have an incredible opportunity to work in a collaborative setting with industry leaders in theatre, television, and film. The nuggets of wisdom gained from these sessions, as well as the opportunity to connect with top-notch professionals, is an invaluable experience that we, as artists, can take with us for a lifetime," says Pat McAndrew, Master Class Manager at United Solo. (more...)

John Cariani, Donna Lynne Champlin, Jessica Fontanta, & Santino Fontana Lead Transport Group's PROMISES, PROMISES
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

Transport Group has announced initial casting for Promises, Promises-its second musical in this season's Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series. The concert stars John Cariani, Donna Lynne Champlin, Jessica Fontanta and Santino Fontana.  (more...)

by Stephanie Wild - May 23, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: The Beast in the Jungle and Peace for Mary Frances both open off-Broadway today! (more...)

TCM To Pay Tribute To Musicals In June Programming Special 'Mad About Musicals!'
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will pay homage to the glittering world of Hollywood musicals with Mad About Musicals!, a special month of programming celebrating timeless movie musicals such as The Wizard of Oz, Singin' in the Rain and Cabaret. TCM is once again partnering with Ball State University and Canvas to offer a free online multimedia course tied to this programming special about the history of the musical genre and its evolution with cultural and technological shifts. Enrollment is open until June 17 and fans can sign up for the course at (more...)

Muny Announces Full Cast and Creative for JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theater's opening centennial season show, Jerome Robbin's Broadway. In its first production ever in the world since its original Broadway and national tour productions, Jerome Robbins' Broadway will run June 11 - 17. (more...)

Jim Brochu, Scarlett Strallen & More to Star in Project Shaw's BUOYANT BILLIONS
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the next presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw, a special series of evenings offering some of Shaw's greatest works and those of his contemporaries, presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). (more...)

Hal Prince and Jason Robert Brown to Celebrate PRINCE OF BROADWAY Cast Album Release at Barnes and Noble
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Ghostlight Records will celebrate the release of PRINCE OF BROADWAY Original Broadway Cast Recording with an exclusive in-store event at Barnes & Noble on Friday, June 1 at 7:00 PM. PRINCE OF BROADWAY is a musical celebration of director and producer Hal Prince. Mr. Prince will appear at the event in conversation with three-time Tony winner Jason Robert Brown. (more...)

Nominees Announced For The 2017/18 5th Avenue High School Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

The 5th Avenue Theatre is thrilled to announce the nominees for the 16th annual 5th Avenue Awards: Honoring High School Musical Theater, the highly anticipated award show proudly sponsored by Wells Fargo with additional support from Alaska Airlines. (more...)

Terrence Mann & Liz Larsen to Lead SWEENEY TODD Concert in Connecticut
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) announces the casting for the second production of the 2018 Nutmeg Summer Series: 'Sweeney Todd: A Musical Thriller in Concert', a Tony-Award-winning tale of love, murder and revenge set against the backdrop of 19th century London. Peter Flynn directs. (more...)

BWW Review: The Second Annual CHITA RIVERA AWARDS Honored Outstanding Members of the Dance World During a Diverse and Delightful Evening of Performances
by Sondra Forsyth - May 21, 2018

On May 20th 2018 at NYU's Skirball Center in Greenwich Village, dance lovers were treated to a non-stop evening of award presentations and riveting performances during the second annual Chita Rivera Awards. Known as the Fred and Estelle Astaire Awards from their inception in 1982 until 2017, the awards honor excellence in dance and choreography both onstage and on film. (more...)

America's Longest Running Annual Broadway Musical Opens At The Round Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

As unlikely as it might seem, it is possible that despite the fact that "Plain and Fancy" has been performed over three thousand times during the past thirty years with an attendance of over three hundred thousand patrons there might still be some folks who haven't seen "Plain and Fancy" at the Round Barn Theatre in Nappanee. (more...)

Nominations Announced For The 7th Annual Jerry Herman Awards of Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

???????Today, the Nederlander Organization and Hollywood Pantages Theatre announced the nominees for THE 7TH ANNUAL JERRY HERMAN AWARDS, a celebration of the achievement and excellence in high school musical theatre in Los Angeles. (more...)

Cast & Creative Team Announced for SOUND BITES 5.0
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

Theatre Now New York is pleased to announce the complete casting and creative teams of the ten musicals featured in SOUND BITES 5.0, the Fifth Annual 10-Minute Musical Festival. This one-night only event showcases ten new musicals of up-and-coming musical theatre writing teams. (more...)

MasterVoices Presents NAAMAH'S ARK As Part Of The River To River Festival, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

???????MasterVoices - dedicated to the art of musical storytelling and the celebration of the human voice - presents a free performance of a new version of the dramatic oratorio Naamah's Ark by composer Marisa Michelson and librettist Royce Vavrek, on Sunday, June 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Rockefeller Park. The event is produced in collaboration with the River To River Festival, presented by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC), and Battery Park City Authority. (more...)

Announcing Casting & Creative Teams Of SOUND BITES 5.0
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Theatre Now New York is pleased to announce the complete casting and creative teams of the ten musicals featured in SOUND BITES 5.0, the Fifth Annual 10-Minute Musical Festival. This one-night only event showcases ten new musicals of up-and-coming musical theatre writing teams. (more...)

JAG Productions Presents Lanie Robertson's LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

???????JAG Productions (Vermont's one and only award-winning, professional African-American Theatre company!), will present, the profound jazz musical, Lady Day  Emerson's Bar & Grill by Lanie Robertson. The show will be run from May 24th-May 27th at the Engine Room in White River Junction, May 31st-June 3rd at The Grange Theater in Pomfret and June 7-10 at Main Street Landing's Black Box Theater in Burlington, VT. Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill will be directed by JAG Productions' Founder & Producing Artistic Director, Jarvis Antonio Green. (more...)

Broadway's Future Songbook Series Presents Preston Max Allen
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Broadway's Future Songbook Series - presented by Arts and Artists of Tomorrow - continues its twenty-seventh season on Monday, May 21st in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street. (more...)

BWW Interview: Camille Metoyer Moten: A Triumph!
by Christine Swerczek - May 16, 2018

Omaha, Nebraska is teeming with talent. And once in awhile you come across a person who is more than a performer in the spotlight; she is a light. Camille Metoyer Moten is a singer, actress, author, and inspirational human being. She will appear in her own show at the Omaha Community Playhouse on June 8 and 9 at 7:30 pm and on June 10 at 2:00 pm. (more...)

A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK Will Release Cast Album On May 22
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

The Off-Broadway musical, A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK, will release its digital cast album on May 22 in honor of Harvey Milk's birthday, it will be available on,, etc. and in stores at a date TBA. (more...)

Celebrity Attractions' 2018-2019 Broadway Season Tickets Now On Sale in Tulsa
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Celebrating 35 years of bringing Broadway and more to Tulsa, Celebrity Attractions is proud to announce tickets to the Celebrity Attractions' 2018-2019 Broadway Season are now on sale. This special anniversary season includes the return of Tulsa's most popular musical, WICKED, the spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera with LOVE NEVER DIES, Broadway's funniest and longest-running play THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, an irresistible slice of musical theatre heaven with WAITRESS, the joyous classic to raise a cup to with Fiddler on the Roof, and the season concludes with HAMILTON, making its Tulsa debut. Season tickets for new Season Subscribers are now available online via "real-time" season seat selection at, by phone at 918-596-7109, and in person at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center Ticket Office. Season tickets are subject to availability. (more...)

Way Off Broadway Concludes Season with Disney's BEAUTY & THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre will bring its 2018 Mega-Mini Season to a close this summer with an extended run of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the international family favorite musical adapted for the stage from the 1991 animated movie. (more...)

VIDEO: 30 Days of Tony, Day 4: Bartlett Sher Takes Home A Tony for SOUTH PACIFIC!
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 16, 2018

On Day 4 of 30 Days of Tony, we celebrate a Best Direction of a Musical nominee, My Fair Lady director, Bartlett Sher! (more...)

BWW Interview: New Film 'Landing Up' Focuses on Hardships of Homeless Women
by Nicole Ciravolo - May 16, 2018

'Landing Up' (Bold Compass Films) is a story about a girl with nothing to lose and everything to hide, directed by Dani Tenenbaum and produced/written by Stacey Maltin. The film is to be released on DVD, as well as on-demand through iTunes, Amazon, and Google Play on May 15, 2018. Check out BroadwayWorld's exclusive interview with lead actress and writer Stacey Maltin, leading man Ben Rappaport, and director Dani Tenenbaum here! (more...)

FAME Name Of The Game In Musical That Lives Forever
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

IF YOU remember the name Fame, head to the Koorliny Arts Centre this June as the popular musical sets the stage alive with an awesome combination of singing and dancing. (more...)

Full Company Announced For ME AND MY GIRL At Chichester Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

The full company has been confirmed for Chichester Festival Theatre's summer musical ME AND MY GIRL, directed by Daniel Evans and running from 2 July - 25 August (press night: 9 July). (more...)

MTI Europe Presents 2nd Annual Junior Theatre Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Music Theatre International (Europe), one of the world's leading theatrical licensing agencies, is proud to announce the second annual Junior Theatre Celebration (JTC), to be held at Leicester Curve on Sunday, 3 June. The event provides an opportunity for young students to celebrate their love of musicals and experience the transformative power of theatre. (more...)

Julia Knitel, Jennifer Cody, and More Complete Cast for The Muny's GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

The Muny announced today its complete cast and design team for the theatre's centennial season production of Gypsy, July 27 - August 2. Gypsy is proudly sponsored by Missouri Lottery. (more...)

Andy Karl and Orfeh Will Host the Chita Rivera Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Andy Karl and Orfeh will host the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards, taking place at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, May 20 at 7:30pm. (more...)

City Parks Foundation SummerStage Presents YIDDISH UNDER THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) and City Parks Foundation's SummerStage will present Yiddish Under the Stars, a cavalcade of ensembles and individual performers, leaders of the international revival of Yiddish music. The free concert will take place on Wednesday, June 13, at SummerStage in Central Park, 72nd Street near 5th Ave. Headlining Yiddish Under the Stars will be Grammy-winning composer, bandleader, and trumpet virtuoso Frank London and his Klezmer Brass Allstars; world-renowned Yiddish troubadour Daniel Kahn and his renowned band The Painted Bird; iconic mandolin and clarinet star Andy Statman and his ensemble; internationally beloved Cantor Magda Fishman; Tony-nominated director, actress, and concert artist Eleanor Reissa; klezmer rock superband Golem; exotic Jewish music ensemble Pharaoh's Daughter, led by singer/songwriter Cantor Basya Schechter; and, composer/conductor Zalmen Mlotek, artistic director of the NYTF. The concert will feature a wide selection of Yiddish musical creations, contemporary and traditional, along with exciting collaborations among this wonderful lineup of stars. Get ready to sing and dance in the aisles. (more...)

Arielle Jacobs' Live at Feinstein's/54 Below Album Now Available for Pre-Order
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Broadway Records today announced that Arielle Jacobs: A Leap in the Dark - Live at Feinstein's/54 Below will be released digitally and in stores on Thursday, June 15, 2018. The album is currently available for pre-order at and (more...)

The Mountain Play Presents MAMMA MIA! Featuring The Music Of ABBA
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

???????The Mountain Play, the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience is proud to present Mamma Mia! for its 105th Season. Directed by Jay Manley, Musical Direction by Jon Gallo, and Choreography by Nicole Helfer and Zoe Swenson-Graham. (more...)

NYC High Schoolers Get Acknowledged as Roger Rees Awards Announces 2017-18 Nominees!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Broadway Education Alliance just announced that The Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance will be held on Saturday, May 19 at Pearl Studios in Manhattan. This program is open to high schools located in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, Orange and Rockland Counties, and Westchester. To be eligible, high schools must present an officially licensed production of a Broadway musical during the 2017- 2018 academic year. The Roger Rees Awards has accepted 29 schools, whose students will compete for the title of Best Actor and Best Actress. Winners of the Roger Rees Award will represent the Greater New York region at The Broadway League Foundation's Jimmy® Awards (also known as the National High School Musical Theatre Awards) in June. (more...)

Jackie Hoffman, Steven Skybell and Jill Abramovitz Lead the Cast of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF In Yiddish
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), recently nominated for a 2018 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical Revivial (Amerike-The Golden Land), has completed its casting for the American premiere of the Yiddish language Fiddler on the Roof. Helmed by Academy Award and Tony Award winner Joel Grey, and accompanied by English and Russian translation supertitles, this highly-anticipated 8-week limited engagement, July 4th through August 26th, is set to play Off Broadway at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. (more...)

BUDDY--The Buddy Holly Story To Extend Through 9/15
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 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 close as planned on May 26, 2018 and reopen June 29 - September 15, 2018 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets will be on sale for the encore run on May 15, 2018. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Sydney Symphony Orchestra Celebrates A Great American Composer With THE BERNSTEIN SONGBOOK, A MUSICAL THEATRE CELEBRATION
by Jade Kops - May 12, 2018

In celebration of what would have been the year of Leonard Bernstein's 100th birthday, Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO) pays tribute to the acclaimed American composer, conductor, author lecturer and pianist with a concert of THE BERNSTEIN SONGBOOK, A MUSICAL THEATRE CELEBRATION. (more...)

Broadway In Chicago Announces Nominees For Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce the twenty-four students nominated for Best Actor and Best Actress, and nominees for Best Production presented by Guardian Music Travel, Best Direction and Best Scenic Design presented by SPL for the seventh annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards. The nominees (12 young actors and 12 young actresses), selected after evaluating 80 productions across the state of Illinois, have been invited to participate in the Awards program, which will be held at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 6:30PM and hosted by NBC 5 entertainment reporter LeeAnn Trotter. Sponsored by NBC 5, the Illinois chapter of The Jimmy Awards (National High School Musical Theatre Awards) serves as an annual national celebration of outstanding achievement in musical theater performance by high school students. (more...)

GOLDSTEIN Will Play Final Performance May 20th
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

GOLDSTEIN, a new musical about family with music and lyrics by Michael Roberts (Golf: The Musical) and a book byCharlie Schulman (The Kitchen), will play its final performance on Sunday, May 20 at 3pm at the Actors Temple Theatre (339 West 47 St -between 8th and 9th Avenues). Directed by Brad Rouse (Hit The Body Alarm) and choreographed by Sarah O'Gleby (Associate Choreographer, Disney's Frozen),GOLDSTEIN began performances on Monday, March 26 and officially opened on Thursday, April 5. At the time of closing, GOLDSTEIN will have played 10 previews and 52 regular performances. (more...)

Further Casting Announced For THE LIGHT PRINCESS In Concert At Cadogan Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Club 11 London & Alex Parker Theatre Company in partnership are excited to announce further casting for The Light Princess in Concert, featuring already announced Rosalie Craig and Hadley Fraser, at Cadogan Hall at 630pm, Sunday 1st July 2018, directed by Paul Foster and musical direction under Alex Parker. (more...)

Lincoln Center's MY FAIR LADY Will Embark on a North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Nederlander Presentations, Inc., James L. Nederlander, President, is pleased to announce the North American tour of Lincoln Center Theater's critically-acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY. Directed by Bartlett Sher, the North American tour will launch in the Fall of 2019. Tour cities and casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston Opens 50th Anniversary Season With A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston kicks off the company's spectacular 50th Anniversary Summer Season with A Chorus Line from June 7-17. The multiple Tony Award-winning musical will run for 8 performances at the Robinson Theatre, 617 Lexington St., Waltham, MA. (more...)

Oh, What A Night! Muny Announces Full Cast For World Regional Premiere JERSEY BOYS
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

The Muny announced today its full cast and design teams for the world regional premiere of Jersey Boys, July 9 - 16. This will be the first licensed production of Jersey Boys in the world. Jersey Boys is proudly sponsored by BMO Harris Bank. (more...)

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