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New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD Extends at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Due to an overwhelming demand, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations will extend for two additional weeks. Originally scheduled to close on October 8, the popular musical will now run through Sunday, October 22. (more...)

Adelaide Clemens to Lead Lincoln Center Theater's THE HARD PROBLEM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater has announced full casting for its upcoming production of THE HARD PROBLEM, a new play by Tom Stoppard, to be directed by Jack O'Brien. (more...)

Original LENNON Stars Will Chase, Mandy Gonzalez and More to Reunite in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Members of the original Broadway company of LENNON, which opened on Broadway in 2005, will reunite for a concert presentation of the musical at Feinstein's/54 Below on Monday, October 9th, 2017, at 9:30pm. (more...)

I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER: The Unauthorized Musical Slashes Into L.A. for Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Following the success of unauthorized stage adaptations of Jennifer's Body and Psycho, El Cid (4212 W. Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90029) is ready to get LA into the Halloween spirit with I Know What You Did Last Summer: The Unauthorized Musical! (more...)

Edward Watts to Go Green in 'THE GRINCH' at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!* The holiday musical will run November 4 - December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Stages World Premiere of THOUSAND PINES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse's world-premiere drama, "Thousand Pines," brings the national dialogue about gun violence to the stage, October 30 through November 17.  Written by Matthew Greene, and directed by Austin Pendleton, the new play was part of the Playhouse's 2017 New Works Circle Initiative, a program dedicated to the discovery, development, and production of new live theatrical works. (more...)

Genius x2: Lin-Manuel Miranda Chats with Stephen Sondheim About Inspiration, Collaboration & More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

In a recent interview with T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Lin-Manuel Miranda meets with Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim to chat about their work. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Presents THOUSAND PINES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse's world-premiere drama, "Thousand Pines," brings the national dialogue about gun violence to the stage, now through November 17.  Written by Matthew Greene, and directed by Austin Pendleton, the new play was part of the Playhouse's 2017 New Works Circle Initiative, a program dedicated to the discovery, development, and production of new live theatrical works. (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...)

Roundabout Welcomes Six New Members to Teaching Artist Roster
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company and Education at Roundabout have announced six new members of Roundabout's Teaching Artist roster: Bob Franklin, Kent Jackson, David Kaplan, Yolanda Ramsay, Annie Wiegand and Haydee Zelideth. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Westport Country Playhouse's THOUSAND PINES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2018

Westport Country Playhouse's world-premiere drama, "Thousand Pines," brings the national dialogue about gun violence to the stage, October 30 through November 17. Written by Matthew Greene, and directed by Austin Pendleton, the new play was part of the Playhouse's 2017 New Works Circle Initiative, a program dedicated to the discovery, development, and production of new live theatrical works. (more...)

Love Conquers All in UNEXPECTED at Brelby
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

John Perovich's play, unexpected, opens May 19th at Brelby Theatre Company. (more...)

2017 LA MAMA MOVES! Dance Festival to Feature World Premieres and More This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The welcome mat for artists from the four corners of the globe has shone brightly at La MaMa's theater entryway for 55 years, and for the past 12, the welcome has been extended to choreographers and dancers participating in the La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival, which this season includes 17 dance companies and artists whose work asks important questions about the conditions of the world in which we are now living. The 2017 festival runs May 18-June 4. (more...)

Terrence Mann Will Host CT Critics Circle Awards
by Lauren Yarger - May 13, 2017

Terrence Mann Hosts the 27th annual CT Critics Circle Awards June 26 at the Edgerton Center for the Arts in Fairfield. (more...)

Get Caught in CAPTURE KILL RELEASE on Digital HD March 7th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Midnight Releasing has announced the March 7th Digital HD and MOD premiere of CAPTURE KILL RELEASE. (more...)

Announcing the 17/18 Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center Series!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee invite you to experience the sounds and splendor of Broadway at the Marcus Center throughout 2017-2018. (more...)

Chapman Student Organization Production to Presents CHICAGO: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

The 'Kander and Ebb classic', CHICAGO opens this spring at Chapman University. Chapman Student Organization Productions, CSOP, will bring this sexy, bold, and awe-inspiring favorite to the Chapman campus for a very short engagement. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Tony-Winner Chuck Cooper
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 13, 2017

It 'Don't Take Too Much' to be excited that Tony Award winner Chuck Cooper swings by Shetler Studios to talk to Rob and Kevin about his forty plus year career onstage in shows like THE LIFE, PASSION, and CAROLINE, OR CHANGE. Chuck pulls back the curtain on his career, including how he survived Getting Away With Murder, what was so magical about Cy Coleman's hands, and why he was the most musical washer machine you ever saw ! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes still feel like they're getting away with murder
by Paul Batterson - Mar 1, 2018

John Lyon, also known as Southside Johnny, will be making a return to one of the milestone cities in his band's career when he and the Asbury Jukes play the Southern Theatre (21 E. Main Street in downtown Columbus) on March 9 (more...)

Sundance Now Comes Aboard Season Two of Crime Drama Series RIVIERA Starring Julia Stiles
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Sundance Now, AMC Networks' premium streaming service, announced it has come aboard season two of the thrilling crime drama, “Riviera.” The series, which is currently shooting on location in Nice, will be available to stream on Sundance Now in 2019. Joining the cast for season two is Alex Lanipekun (“Homeland,” “The Borgias,” “24”), as well as the previously announced Will Arnett (“Arrested Development”),Juliet Stevenson (Truly, Madly, Deeply), Poppy Delevingne (Kingsman: The Golden Circle), Jack Fox (“Dracula”), and Grégory Fitoussi (World War Z). They'll join returning cast members Julia Stiles, Lena Olin, Roxane Duran and Dimitri Leonidas, picking up in the aftermath of the shocking first season finale. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief June 30th, 2017 - THE CAKE, GUYS AND DOLLS and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jun 30, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: Josh Rhodes' GUYS AND DOLLS rolls the dice on Sunday at The Old Globe! (more...)

MARIE AND BRUCE Comes to JACK Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

Today, Marie decides to leave her husband: 'Let me tell you something. I find my husband so God damned irritating that I'm planning to leave him. And that's a fact.' But in Wallace Shawn's 1978 American masterpiece, facts are slippery things. In this radical re-imagining at JACK, two multi-disciplinary artists play the combative titular couple and head up the design team. Joined by an ensemble of some of Brooklyn's sharpest comedic voices, Gordon Landenberger (Bruce) and trans actress Theda Hammel (Marie) double as the set and sound designers, respectively, for this hilarious and timely new production.  (more...)

New Jersey Repertory Company Presents FERN HILL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, is proud to present the premiere of Fern Hill by Michael Tucker (L.A. Law, Radio Days), from August 9 through September 9, 2018. (more...)

JACK Presents MARIE AND BRUCE By Wallace Shawn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Today, Marie decides to leave her husband: 'Let me tell you something. I find my husband so God damned irritating that I'm planning to leave him. And that's a fact.' But in Wallace Shawn's 1978 American masterpiece, facts are slippery things. In this radical re-imagining at JACK, two multi-disciplinary artists play the combative titular couple and head up the design team. Joined by an ensemble of some of Brooklyn's sharpest comedic voices, Gordon Landenberger (Bruce) and trans actress Theda Hammel (Marie) double as the set and sound designers, respectively, for this hilarious and timely new production. (more...)

Carmen Cusack, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Matthew Morrison, Vanessa Williams, Solea Pfeiffer and More Set for SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

The Hollywood Bowl has announced the cast and creative team for a benefit performance of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, conceived and directed on Broadway by James Lapine. (more...)

BWW Feature: Best of Broadway comes to Tulsa Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Celebrity Attractions will bring seven Broadway hit shows to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center for its 2017-2018 season. Here's the awesome line-up! (more...)

Michelle Hurd Joins FOX's LETHAL WEAPON as Recurring Guest Star
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Michelle Hurd has joined FOX's LETHAL WEAPON as a recurring guest star. Hurd will portray “Gina Santos,” who is brought in as Chief, above Avery (Kevin Rahm), to take some control of the division. (more...)

Matthew Morrison Withdraws from SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Due to a professional scheduling conflict, Matthew Morrison has withdrawn from the previously announced performance of Sondheim on Sondheim on Sunday, July 23, at 7.30 pm at the Hollywood Bowl. (more...)

Jack O'Brien Will Direct Stoppard's THE HARD PROBLEM Off-Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced two new productions for this fall: THE HARD PROBLEM, a new play by Tom Stoppard, to be directed by Jack O'Brien, beginning performances Thursday, October 25 and opening Monday, November 19 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater; and the Lincoln Center Theater/LCT3 production of PLOT POINTS IN OUR SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT, a new play by Miranda Rose Hall, to be directed by Margot Bordelon, which will begin performances Saturday, October 6, open on Monday, October 22, and run through Sunday, November 18 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

BWW Previews: Broadway Classics and Recent Faves at Washington Pavilion
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Broadway classics and recent favorites will be making their way to the Washington Pavilion in 2017  and 2018 as part of the Pavillon Performance Series. Here's the exciting line-up! (more...)

Jonathan Groff Signs on for SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM at The Hollywood Bowl; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

The Hollywood Bowl has announced that Sarah Uriarte Berry, Philip Boykin, and Jonathan Groff will complete the cast for a benefit performance of SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, conceived and directed on Broadway by James Lapine. (more...)

GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Masterclass Announced With ORU Theatre Students
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

James Taylor Odom (D'ysquith Family) and Erin McIntyre (Phoebe D'ysquith) of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER will be making an appearance at Oral Roberts University where James' former classmate, Courtneay Sanders, serves as Professor & Director of Theatre. James and Erin will work with ORU theatre students of all experience levels in a musical theatre masterclass using character development and music interpretation where students will also learn performance techniques for the stage and audition process. (more...)

GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Masterclass Announced With ORU Theatre Students
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

James Taylor Odom (D'ysquith Family) and Erin McIntyre (Phoebe D'ysquith) of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER will be making an appearance at Oral Roberts University where James' former classmate, Courtneay Sanders, serves as Professor & Director of Theatre. James and Erin will work with ORU theatre students of all experience levels in a musical theatre masterclass using character development and music interpretation where students will also learn performance techniques for the stage and audition process. (more...)

Bergen County Players to Present STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Bergen County Players (BCP) continues its 85th season with Steel Magnolias, written by Robert Harling and directed by Ellyn Essig. Steel Magnolias will run February 17th through March 10th with curtain at 8 pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 pm on Sundays. All performances will take place at the Little Firehouse Theatre, 298 Kinderkamack Road in Oradell. Tickets may be purchased online at www.bcplayers.org, by calling 201-261-4200 or by visiting the box office during regular box office hours. (more...)

BWW Feature: VALENTINE'S DAY FOR THEATER LOVERS in Central Pennsylvania
by Rich Mehrenberg - Feb 5, 2019

Valentine's Day is right around the corner. It is prime time for lovers of all sorts, especially theater lovers. Select a 'dream Valentine' below and consider making a date to see her 'favorite show'. (more...)

JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA Extends Through April 1, Matt McGrath Takes Over Lead Role
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Due to demand, The New Group has announced a three-week extension for Jerry Springer - The Opera, with Matt McGrath appearing as Jerry Springer beginning March 13.  Terrence Mann, currently appearing in the role of Jerry Springer, plays his final performance March 11 due to an existing commitment beyond that date. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Costa Mesa - Week of 2/26/2017
by BWW - Feb 26, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/26/2017 for Costa Mesa (more...)

BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at Popejoy Hall
by Beth Leitman - Dec 9, 2017

From the opening act onward, it's easy to see how A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder has received so much critical acclaim and praise. With exquisite set design and gorgeous costumes-that earned the original Broadway production a Tony Award-and phenomenal acting, this hilarious dark comedy is a musical no one will want to miss. (more...)

BWW Invite: Meet the Man Behind the Broadway Posters! Attend Live Discussion with Frank Verlizzo
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

On Thursday, December 13th, Frank 'Fraver' Verlizzo will discuss his 5 decades as Broadway's award-winning theatrical poster designer with Broadway World's Richard Ridge in the Bruno Walter auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Verlizzo, known as 'FRAVER,' is the author of the best-selling FRAVER BY DESIGN: Five Decades of Theatre Post Art from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Beyond which was published in May by Schiffer Publishing. The book includes over 250 of his theatre poster designs from Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional and international productions. The Lincoln Center Library event begins at 6 pm and admission is free. (more...)

Gregory Mosher Departs Broadway Revival of ALL MY SONS; Jack O'Brien Now To Direct
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

A casting dispute has led director Gregory Mosher to depart a recently announced Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, staring Annette Bening and Tracy Letts.  (more...)

Terrence Mann and Will Swenson to Headline JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The New Group has announced today that Terrence Mann and Will Swenson will star in the company's Off-Broadway premiere of Jerry Springer - The Opera, as 'Jerry Springer' and 'Warm-Up / Satan,' respectively. (more...)

Jordan Ross And Joey Bybee Announce 2019 LA Theatre Slate For New Joint Venture
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

Following the success of their adaptations of Jennifer's Body, Psycho, and I Know What You Did Last Summer, Jordan Ross (Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical and The Unauthorized O.C. Musical) and Joey Bybee (Cabaret Awesome) are excited to announce the 2019 slate for their new joint venture, Player-Hater Productions... (more...)

Papa Roach Featuring Skylar Grey 'Periscope' (EMRSV Remix) Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Earlier this spring, platinum-selling Papa Roach teamed with singer Skylar Grey for 'Periscope,' the chart-topping melancholic ballad from their Crooked Teeth album (Eleven Seven Music). Today (December 1), the band closes out 2018 with a special remix of 'Periscope' by Southern California-based production & DJ duo EMRSV. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Week for Broadway In Thousand Oaks' 2017-18 Season, Featuring KINKY BOOTS and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

Theater League has announced that individual tickets go on sale for the 2017-18 Broadway In Thousand Oaks Series Monday, August 28, 2017. (more...)

VIDEO: Emma Thompson Tells Story of RANG-TAN in Greenpeace Film
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2018

Greenpeace has partnered with actor Emma Thompson to release “Rang-tan,” an animated short film about a little girl and her orangutan friend forced from her forest home. This is just the latest collaboration between the global campaigning organization and the actress who joined Greenpeace on a voyage to the Arctic in 2014. (more...)

Westport Community Theatre to Stage Comedy MOON OVER THE BREWERY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Moon Over the Brewery, a comedy, by Bruce Graham, takes the stage at Westport Community Theatre with performances from April 7 through 23. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS, GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE, THE LION KING and More Slated for 2017-18 Broadway in Boise Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Morrison Center, in collaboration with MagicSpace Entertainment, has announced its exciting Fred Meyer Broadway in Boise 2017-2018 Season. This season's lineup includes something for everyone. (more...)

Additional Casting Announced for MARY PAGE MARLOWE Starring Tatiana Maslany
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Casey Reitz, Executive Director) has announced additional casting for the New York Premiere of TRACY LETTS' acclaimed play, MARY PAGE MARLOWE. (more...)

Schiffer Publishes FRAVER BY DESIGN By Broadway Artist Frank Verlizzo In May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Schiffer Publishing will release FRAVER BY DESIGN: Five Decades of Theatre Post Art from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Beyond by Frank 'Fraver' Verlizzo on May 28, 2018.  The Drama Desk Award-winning artwork of Frank 'Fraver' Verlizzo includes over 250 of his theatre poster designs from Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional and international productions. (more...)

Schiffer Publishing to Release FRAVER BY DESIGN: Five Decades of Theatre Poster Art from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Beyond
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2018

Schiffer Publishing will release FRAVER BY DESIGN: Five Decades of Theatre Post Art from Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Beyond by Frank 'Fraver' Verlizzo on May 28, 2018. The Drama Desk Award-winning artwork of Frank 'Fraver' Verlizzo includes over 250 of his theatre poster designs from Broadway, Off-Broadway, regional and international productions. Graphic designer Frank Verlizzo, known professionally as FRAVER, takes you behind the scenes for a glimpse into the world of theatrical advertising and poster design. He created the logo designs for hundreds of theatrical productions from The Lion King to Agatha Christie'sThe Mousetrap. Over 20 of Fraver's poster designs for the works of theatre legend Stephen Sondheim are spotlighted including: Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, Getting Away With Murder, and the landmark 2002 Sondheim Celebration. His posters encompass those created for Rodgers & Hammerstein, The Kennedy Center, and New York City Center's Encores! series. Fraver by Design also features an additional 40 unpublished poster sketches never before seen for some of Broadway's favorite shows. Playbill called Frank 'Fraver' Verlizzo 'the theatre poster legend.' (more...)

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