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FUN HOME is the most awarded and acclaimed musical of 2015, winning 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical. When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and secrets defined her family and her life. Moving between past and present, Alison relives her unique childhood playing at the family’s Bechdel Funeral Home, her growing understanding of her own sexuality, and the looming, unanswerable questions about her father’s hidden desires. FUN HOME is a refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes. Based on Alison Bechdel's best-selling graphic memoir, FUN HOME features music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Lisa Kron. The New York Times calls it, “THE BEST NEW MUSICAL TO OPEN ON BROADWAY.” The Opening Night of FUN HOME is the first international production in Manila this November for a limited run of 18 performances only, starring Tony-Award winner, Lea Salonga opposite Broadway actor Eric Kunze.


Nominations Announced for the 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards!
by Alan Henry - May 31, 2018

At a press conference held May 31 in the lobby of the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) announced 237 nominations for the 39th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, which recognize excellence in the performing arts in Toronto. (more...)

Arden Theatre Announces One-Week Extension For FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

???????Due to popular demand, the Arden Theatre Company today announced an extension for Fun Home through Sunday, June 24, 2018. The show was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, June 17, 2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 9, 2018
by - Jun 9, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 7, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Cast Announced for THE PREPOSTEROUS PREDICAMENT OF POLLY PEEL (ACT 1) At Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

The 2018 winners of the Paul O'Sullivan Prize for Musical Theatre are thrilled to announce the cast and creative team for the in-development Fringe presentation of The Preposterous Predicament of Polly Peel (Act 1), an extraordinary new Canadian musical by Julie Tepperman & Kevin Wong, as part of the Toronto Fringe Festival July 5 - 15, 2018. (more...)

Marrick Smith Will Tour with DEAR EVAN HANSEN as Connor Murphy
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Fun Home alum Marrick Smith is the next to be found as he joins the cast of the DEAR EVAN HANSEN tour in the role of Connor Murphy. Find out more about him below! (more...)

From Classroom to Stage: Catching Up with 2017 Excellence in Theatre Education Tony Award Winner, Rachel Harry
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

The following presentation of From Classroom to Stage is presented by Carnegie Mellon University, the first, exclusive higher education partner of the Tony Awards. For more information about Carnegie Mellon University, their performing arts curriculum, and spotlights of their multiple Tony Award winning alumni, visit cmu.edu/tony-awards today. (more...)

BWW TV: See Mitchell, Osnes, Fontana, Headley, Malone, and More Sing at the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Concert Streaming Now on BroadwayHD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2018

Broadway favorites Santino Fontana, Heather Headley, Rebecca Luker, Norm Lewis, Beth Malone, Howard McGillin, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Laura Osnes, Taylor Trensch and more, perform as part of the celebration of the centennial of the American Theatre Wing. (more...)

BWW Review: THE MIRACLE WORKER at The Lofte is Intense, Emotional Theater
by Christine Swerczek - Jun 5, 2018

You know a play is good if it moves you. If it moves you to tears, it's really good. And if it moves you to tears mixed with laughter, it is almost a miracle. (more...)

Bay City Players Announces The Cast For FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Bay City Players announces the cast for the musical production Fun Home, Books and Lyrics by Lisa Kron, Music by Jeanine Tesori. (more...)

Bob Dylan Musical GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, MOTHER OF THE MAID & More Coming to the Public Theater in 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for The Public's 2018-19 Season at their landmark home on 425 Lafayette Street. The iconic New York destination, which includes five theaters and Joe's Pub, as well as The Library restaurant, has been home to over 50 years of revolutionary theater, and continues this season with new work by Emerging Writers Group alum and 2017-18 Tow Foundation Playwright-in-Residence Patricia Ione Lloyd, Public Studio alumni Hansol Jung and Jordan E. Cooper, Master Writer Chair Suzan-Lori Parks, Conor McPherson, Simon Stephens, Nick Payne, Jane Anderson, Tim Blake Nelson, and Luis Alfaro, as well as the continuation of year-round and community engagement programming: Mobile Unit, Public Works, Under the Radar Festival, Public Studio, Public Forum, Public Shakespeare Initiative, Emerging Writers Group, and the beloved Free Shakespeare in the Park. (more...)

Queensbury Theatre, CityCentre Announces 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

???????Queensbury Theatre is proud to announce the 2018/19 Mainstage Season at CityCentre. As Houston's only professional theatre outside of the loop, Queensbury Theatre is marking a new chapter with the 2018/19 Mainstage Season featuring a world premiere and a show-stopping holiday favorite. (more...)

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Paula Marie Black
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 5, 2018

Watch below as Paula tells us all about want this nomination means to her, how she's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more! (more...)

Debra Monk Joins Benefit Reading of NIGHT WITH OSCAR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

George Street Playhouse welcomes Debra Monk (Tony Award winner for Redwood Curtain, Emmy Award winner for NYPD Blue) to the star-studded cast of a special benefit play reading of Eugene Pack's hysterical new comedy Night with Oscar on Friday, June 8, 2018, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Presents FINKS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents Bay Area audiences with the California Premiere of FINKS, a comic drama based on the true story of comedian/actor Jack Gilford directed by TheatreWorks Director of New Works Giovanna Sardelli. With the 1950s Red Scare in full swing, the House Un-American Activities Committee attacks 'subversion' in the arts. When a romance blossoms between rising comic Mickey and firebrand actress Natalie, they face being blacklisted along with their friends and fellow artists. Written by Jack's son, playwright/screenwriter Joe Gilford, this engaging play shares the story of targeted individuals in the entertainment industry suddenly faced with losing their careers, or being branded forever as 'finks.' For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 5, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch The Cast Of JAGGED LITTLE PILL Take Their Curtain Call
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

This past weekend BroadwayWorld's Alan Henry (@AlanHenry) took our Instagram followers on a special trip from NYC to Cambridge to see Jagged Little Pill at A.R.T. (more...)

TodayTix Launches Houston's First Mobile Rush With The Alley Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

TodayTix, the international ticketing platform on a mission to redefine the way people experience theater, has partnered with the Alley Theatre to offer the first mobile Rush in Houston on the TodayTix app. The mobile Rush will offer exclusive access to $20 tickets, beginning with the theater's production of "The Cake," running June 1 to July 1, 2018, and continuing with "Holmes and Watson," running June 22 to July 22, 2018. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 3, 2018
by - Jun 3, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Social: Take A Trip To Boston For JAGGED LITTLE PILL On BWW's Instagram Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2018

Join us today when BroadwayWorld's Alan Henry (@AlanHenry) takes you on a special trip from NYC to Cambridge to see Jagged Little Pill at A.R.T. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 2, 2018
by - Jun 2, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

B Street Theatre Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

B Street Theatre is thrilled to announce its 2019 season, which will mark the second year in The Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for the Arts (The Sofia), on Capitol Avenue. (more...)

Mark Cortale Productions Makes Plans To Relocate Provincetown Theatre Base For Summer 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Mark Cortale, Producing Artistic Director of Provincetown's internationally known Art House theater, has announced that he has begun to search for a new summer location for 2019. Cortale learned last week that the twin 120-seat theaters at The Art House will be gutted by the property owner after the current summer season due to restaurant expansion plans. The news comes on the heels of seven consecutive seasons of remarkable success; thriving outposts of its famed 'Broadway @' music series in major venues across the country and abroad; and the recent announcement of its largest lineup of Broadway, comedy and music stars yet for its P-Town home. (more...)

BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS at Eccles Theater
by Blair Howell - Jun 18, 2018

Know the song? Me neither. Unless sung in its original English lyrics. But a French-language version of 'December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night)' opens 'Jersey Boys.' (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 18, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Brief 6/18: PASS OVER Opens, The Cast of BANDSTAND Reunites, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 18, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Pass Over officially opens tonight, the cast of Bandstand reunited ahead of the show's film release, and more! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Alan Cumming, Lillias White, Frances Ruffelle & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2018

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...)

FUN HOME Leads June's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jun 17, 2018

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a ground-breaking musical to a mighty modern classic, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 17, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Popular Summer Series 'SUMMERSTUCK: Songs From The Shows I Should Have Booked' Is Back June 30th With All New Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2018

Popular Summer Series 'SUMMERSTUCK: Songs From The Shows I Should Have Booked' is back with an all new cast of summerstock rejects. With voices that will make you say 'how are you not playing this on Broadway?.. Or at least (insert regional theatre here)?' SUMMERSTUCK will go up for one-performance-only on Saturday June 30, 2018. 7:30pm at The West End Lounge in NYC. This show is expected to sell out, reserve your ticket today HERE: https://www.facebook.com/events/867469663452088/ (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 16, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Judy Kuhn, Mary Testa, and Amy Bodnar in STEEL MAGNOLIAS at Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

The historic Cape Playhouse's 92nd season kicks off with Robert Harling's poignant Steel Magnolias. Starring Judy Kuhn, Mary Testa, and Amy Bodnar, and directed by Pamela Hunt, Steel Magnolias plays through 23. Check out photos from the production below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 14, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Hudson Valley Premiere Of FUN HOME Opens At The Center For Performing Arts At Rhinebeck
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Rhinebeck Theatre Society (RTS) announces the regional premiere of the musical Fun Home. Winner of the 2015 Tony award for best musical, this innovative show reinvents the classic coming-of-age story. Based on Alison Bechdel's graphic memoir of the same title, the musical follows Alison's memories of her sexual awakening and her father's suicide. A 2015 report from the New York State LGBT Health and Human Services Network shows that LGBTQ people in the Hudson Valley also deal with limited or poor media representation, family estrangement, limited access to affirming healthcare, and severe social isolation. Fun Home's honest representation of LGBTQ narratives will be particularly impactful with a cast of nine local actors, many of whom identify as LGBTQ, especially for specially invited audiences of local high school Gay-Straight Alliances. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 13, 2018
by - Jun 13, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

(YOUNG) Cabaret Show Comes to Green Room 42 Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Her Hands Are Productions are proud to bring you a celebration of some of Broadway's biggest littles at The Green Room 42, benefitting New York Children's Theatre's Literature at Play program for student with special needs! (more...)

The Colorado Theatre Guild Presents The 13th Annual Henry Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

The Colorado Theatre Guild's 13th Annual Henry Awards will take place Monday, July 23, 2018 at the Lone Tree Arts Center, located at 10075 Commons St. Lone Tree, CO 80124. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with cocktails and the awards ceremony will begin at 7 p.m., followed by a reception at the Lone Tree Arts Center. Tickets are $35 for CTG members, $40 non-members or $45 at the door. Tickets go on sale June 12, 2018 through the Lone Tree Arts Center website at www.LoneTreeArtsCenter.org or by calling the box office at 720-509-1000. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 12, 2018
by - Jun 12, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

MNM Theatre Company Confirms Casts For Next Two Musicals At The Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Marcie Gorman, Executive Producer & Artistic Director for MNM Theatre Company, today confirmed the casts for its next two major productions at the Kravis Center's Rinker Playhouse: the witty I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change and the sentimental favorite My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra. Both shows will be directed by Dom Ruggiero with Caryl Fantel serving as music director. (more...)

BWW Review: The Best and Worst of the 2018 Tonys Broadcast!
by Amanda Prahl - Jun 11, 2018

Last night, the 72nd annual Tony Awards rewarded some of the biggest (and smallest) shows on Broadway. Missed the broadcast or want to relive the highlights? I've got you covered: I watched the entire show, notepad in hand; below are some of the biggest moments of the night. (more...)

Tony Talk: Best Scenic Design of a Musical, David Zinn
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 10, 2018

David Zinn has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Musical for SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS: THE MUSICAL. (more...)

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS: THE MUSICAL's David Zinn Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2018

David Zinn has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Musical for SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS: THE MUSICAL. (more...)

THE BAND'S VISIT's Kai Harada Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2018

Kai Harada has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Musical for THE BAND'S VISIT. (more...)

Who Will Win at the 2018 Tony Awards? We Compare Year By Year!
by BWW Special - Jun 10, 2018

The 72nd Annual Tony Awards are this Sunday June 10th at 8/9c hosted by Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles. It's the biggest award show of the Broadway season and it closes out a long awards season for Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals and plays. We can't help but wonder what chances this year's Best Musical and Best Play nominees have of taking home the ultimate prize... (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Young Vic's FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

Director Sam Gold makes his Young Vic debut with the five-time Tony award-winning musical Fun Home. The cast includes Kaisa Hammarlund as Alison; Eleanor Kane as Medium Alison; Jenna Russell as Helen; Ashley Samuels as Roy, Mark and Jeremy; Cherrelle Skeete as Joan and Zubin Varla as Bruce, Alison's father.  (more...)

BWW Review: VIOLET at Actors Co-Op
by Cary Ginell - Jun 1, 2018

Claire Adams stars as a young North Carolina woman seeking a miracle - to heal her disfigured face caused by a farm accident from when she was young. Embarking on a Greyhound bus bound for Tulsa just after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was implemented, Violet deals with race, guilt, and shame in her quest to get an Oklahoma faith healer to make her inner and outer scars vanish. (more...)

VIDEO: See How Alyse Alan Louis Channels Hillary Clinton in the New Musical SOFT POWER
by Stage Tube - Jun 1, 2018

Check out an in-depth with one of the stars of the new musical Soft Power. Alyse Alan Louis portrays former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in the new play with a musical. See what she does to become Hillary below! (more...)

A.R.T. Adds Performance of JAGGED LITTLE PILL
by Abby Rowold - Jun 1, 2018

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) announces that it has added a performance of Jagged Little Pill at 7:30PM on Friday, June 8 due to demand. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 1, 2018
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Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/31 - A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by BWW Special - Jun 1, 2018

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 A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)

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