Gone with the Wind on Tour


VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of AN OCTOROON at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre launches its 2017/18 season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' provocative An Octoroon. An incendiary satire, this bold start to their 35th theatre season is co-directed by Lava Alapai and Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. An Octoroon is currently in previews for an opening tomorrow, September 9, and the play runs through October 1 on the Alder Stage. BroadwayWorld has a look behind the scenes in the video below! (more...)

Judy Garland Costumes and More Up for Auction in Los Angeles
by Movies News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Julien's Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, has announced its highly anticipated event Icons & Idols: Hollywood AND MORE to take place on November 17, 2017 at their pop up auction gallery 805 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, California and live online. (more...)

Reel Sisters Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Tribute Awards Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

On Saturday, Oct. 7, 6:30 pm, Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival & Lecture Series will present the Reel Sisters Hattie McDaniel Award to legendary actress Vinie Burrows ( Walk Together Children ) and the Reel Sisters Trailblazer Award to Tamara Tunie (Law & Order: SVU) and Nicole Beharie (Sleepy Hollow). (more...)

Cathy Weis Projects Slates SUNDAYS ON BROADWAY Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Cathy Weis Projects announces the fall 2017 season of Sundays on Broadway, an ongoing series of performances, film screenings, and discussions on Sunday evenings at WeisAcres. (more...)

Starry Line Up Announced for HOLLYWOOD IN VIENNA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

For the 10th Anniversary of Hollywood in Vienna, the annual gala of film music, the creator and producer Sandra Tomek spared no efforts and will present an extraordinary event with uniquely different artists. The highlight of the jubilee week will be the Red Carpet Gala in the Vienna Concert Hall (Wiener Konzertaus) and the presentation of the"Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award" to Danny Elfman by the City of Vienna. (more...)

Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce a special Autism-Friendly performance of its hit musical Mary Poppins on Friday, June 23 at 1:30PM. (more...)

Fringe Scholarship Awarded to WHO YOU CALLING A BITCH?!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Official winner of the Hollywood Fringe Scholarship Award - Who You Calling A Bitch?!? Is the solo reverie of a young African-American actress as she navigates her identity through iconic African-American characters and entertainers in black history. (more...)

Legendary Composer Danny Elfman to receive Max Steiner Award in Vienna
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

 Vienna is without a doubt the music capital of the world. More famous composers have lived here than in any other city - in Vienna, music is literally in the air. It's no surprise that therefore it's the Austrian born composer Max Steiner ("Gone with the Wind", "Casablanca"), who is one of the fathers of film music as we know it today. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at King Avenue Players' THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO
by Jerri Shafer - Mar 23, 2017

King Avenue Players proudly presents 'The Last Night of Ballyhoo' in the sanctuary of King Avenue United Methodist Church, 299 King Ave., Columbus, OH on Thursday, March 23, Friday, March 24, Saturday, March 25 at 7:30pm. There will be a 3:00pm matinee on Sunday, March 26. Childcare will be provided during the Friday evening and Sunday afternoon performances. Admission is free, but a $10 donation is encouraged. (more...)

FUNNY GIRL, Starring Natasha J Barnes and Darius Campbell, to Play The Marlowe This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

West End leading lady Natasha J Barnes and recording artist Darius Campbell lead the cast of Funny Girl at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, in May. (more...)

Arizona Musicfest's MUSIC ALIVE IN SUITE A-5 Continues Throughout the Year
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

???????Arizona Musicfest's record-breaking 2016-17 concert season has ended, but its life-long learning series of dynamic music programs, Music Alive in Suite A-5, continues throughout the year. (more...)

MAANCHURIAN CANDIDATE Among Reel 13's March Line Up
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Made for Each Other, a beloved 1939 comedy-drama starring James Stewart and Carole Lombard and directed by John Cromwell, is one of several classics featured in the March 2017 lineup of Reel 13. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 3/17 - AMERICAN IDIOT Review and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Check out the top stories from Los Angeles you might have missed this week and more! (more...)

SOTTO VOCE, ROZ AND RAY and More Set for Theater J's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Theater J, the nation's pre-eminent professional Jewish theater, announces its 2017-2018 season, comprised of six diverse plays, including one world premiere and two regional premieres.  Artistic Director Adam Immerwahr has selected works by Jonathan Safran Foer, Alfred Uhry, Nilo Cruz, Mark St. Germain, Karen Hartman and Lindsay Joelle, as well as a stellar line-up of directors and actors. (more...)

International Moviegoers Name TITANIC Best Movie of All Time!
by Movies News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Almost all of the movies named by international movie fans as their all-time favorites in a new survey were American-made films, with ¬ďTitanic,¬Ē ¬ďStar Wars,¬Ē and ¬ďHarry Potter¬Ē ranked as the top three all-time favorites of international audiences. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: A History of Tony Award Winning Plays Becoming Oscar Award Winning Movies
by Katherine Blauvelt - Mar 11, 2017

Late last month, Viola Davis took home the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Rose Maxson in FENCES. Based on the August Wilson play of the same name, FENCES is the story of an African-American family living in the Hill District of Pittsburgh in 1950s. (more...)

Read an excerpt from new release THE CAJUN DOCTOR By Sandra Hill!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Jun 7, 2017

Have you heard about the Sandra Hill's brand-new novel THE CAJUN DOCTOR yet? It just came out on May 30th from Avon // HarperCollins, and the publisher was nice enough to treat BroadwayWorld readers to a special excerpt! (more...)

FUNNY GIRL Returns To Manchester Palace Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Funny Girl, which enjoyed critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre, returns to Manchester Palace Theatre in August to complete its national tour. Playing opposite Sheridan Smith is Darius Campbell as Nick Arnstein. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ella Spira and Pietra Mello-Pittman Talk VOICES OF THE AMAZON
by Marianka Swain - Jun 20, 2017

Sisters Grimm, a company founded by composer Ella Spira and choreographer Pietra Mello-Pittman, is following up hit show INALA with new dance musical Voices of the Amazon. Fusing ballet, contemporary and capoeira with a Brazilian score and narration by Jeremy Irons, it premieres this July at Sadler's Wells. (more...)

Imperial Brass to Launch Ocean Grove's 'Summer Stars Classical Series'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Ocean Grove's ever-popular 'Summer Stars Classical Series' kicks off on today, July 6, 2017 with the renowned IMPERIAL BRASS, the NJ-based, 28-piece brass ensemble founded in 1991 by Rutgers University alumni. (more...)

Joseff of Hollywood Collection To Appear At Marietta GONE WITH THE WIND Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

It's been almost 78 years since the Academy Award-winning movie, "Gone with the Wind," premiered, yet the 1939 film classic starring Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable remains one of the most popular movies of all time. (more...)

Olivia de Havilland is Suing Ryan Murphy Over Portrayal of Her on FEUD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2017

Olivia de Havilland, golden age silver screen star may be 101 years old but she's still around and keeping an eye on pop culture. The New York Times reports that Ms. de Havilland has filed suit against Ryan Murphy, accusing him of falsely representing her on his series FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN.  (more...)

Artists Rep Announces NEW. NOW. NECESSARY 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

For its 35th anniversary as Portland's premiere mid-size regional theatre company, Artists Repertory Theatre will offer seven gripping, contemporary plays for their mainstage series.  Among these plays are Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winners, the second  Table|Room|Stage commission, The Thanksgiving Play, by Larissa FastHorse, and a limited run of the World Premiere of the epic theatrical event Magellanica, by Portland playwright E.M. Lewis. Artists Rep's FRONTIER SERIES returns for a second season with internationally acclaimed artists from New York, Seattle and Iran. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Wild Card Productions' LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 18, 2017

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, writer Lanie Robertson's insightful and moving look at jazz legend Billie Holiday and her life and career, continues its run at Brentwood's Towne Centre Theatre. Directed by Dave Ragland and starring Jennifer Whitcomb-Oliva in her stunning onstage transformation to become Lady Day, it's one of the highlights of an especially impressive Nashville theater season filled with strong performances and shows both challenging and introspective. (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek Behind The Scenes On DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Meet some of the cast of Death Takes A Holiday and see what they've been getting up to in rehearsal. (more...)

Limelight Theatre presents Comic Tale Behind Legendary Film
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Daring, desperate and damn funny - a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of Gone with the Wind, and some of the problems encountered, form the basis of Limelight Theatre's first production of 2017. (more...)

Ken Ludwig's Starry A COMEDY OF TENORS Guffaws at Paper Mill Playhouse Starting Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the comedy by Ken Ludwig, A Comedy of Tenors, the hilarious sequel to the Tony Award-winning comedy Lend Me a Tenor. A friendly reminder that performances begin tomorrow, February 1, 2017 for a limited run through Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ. (more...)

Japanese Star Ryoko Yonekura to Return to CHICAGO as 'Roxie' This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Producers of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago announced today that Japanese superstar Ryoko Yonekura will return to the Broadway production by popular demand in the role of 'Roxie Hart' for 11 performances only, July 3 to July 13, 2017. (more...)

Night Express Live to Present World Premiere of TO BE OR NOT TO BE SCARLETT O'HARA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2017

Night Express Live , under the direction of Raffaele Cericola, is pleased to announce the World Premiere ' To be or not to be Scarlett O'Hara' by Simone Leonardi, with adaptation and direction by Raffaele Cericola. (more...)

Darius Campbell Returns to Glasgow to Star in FUNNY GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

West End leading lady Natasha J Barnes and recording artist Darius Campbell lead the cast of Funny Girl which comes to the King's Theatre from Tuesday 30 May until Saturday 3 June as they reprise their roles from the critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for FUNNY GIRL Tour Across The UK and Ireland
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Full casting is announced today for the tour of Funny Girl which enjoyed critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 1, 2017
by - Jan 1, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH, starring singer and actress Miche Braden of the original Off-Broadway production (named one of the 10 Best Off-Broadway productions of the year by the N.Y. Daily Times). Described by CBC as a, "bawdy, bluesy, boozy rollicking night out at the theatre," the show follows the life, loves and career of blues and jazz singer Bessie Smith, called the "Empress of the Blues." (more...)

THE HUMANS, MAGELLANICA World Premiere and More Set for Artists Rep's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

For their 35th anniversary as Portland's premiere mid-size regional theatre company, Artists Repertory Theatre announces six plays as part of their regular season, plus one limited run theatrical event. (more...)

Trent Armand Kendall's LOUIS-AND-ELLA to Land in NYC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Broadway's Trent Armand Kendall has been touring the country with his new musical LOUIS-AND-ELLA!, and the party continues in 2017 with stops in Dallas, TX, Manasquan, NJ, Sanibel Island, FL, and then back to NYC's The Cutting Room this March (more stops to be announced). (more...)

Develop Model Management Beauty Show Closes Out With Live Style Battle
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Victor Victoria wins first ever live Style Battle of Omaha Fashion Week. Four styling teams spent 48 hours completing head-to-toe looks including hair, make-up and clothing for six models. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rubicon Theatre Company Celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company celebrates Black History Month with THE DEVIL'S MUSIC: THE LIFE AND BLUES OF BESSIE SMITH, starring singer and actress Miche Braden of the original Off-Broadway production (named one of the 10 Best Off-Broadway productions of the year by the N.Y. Daily Times). Described by CBC as a, "bawdy, bluesy, boozy rollicking night out at the theatre," the show follows the life, loves and career of blues and jazz singer Bessie Smith, called the "Empress of the Blues."  (more...)

BWW Feature: Throughout the Years, Movie Musicals have been Overlooked for Best Picture
by Rachel Crawford - Feb 23, 2017

In the 89 years that the Academy Awards have been held, over 40 musicals have either been nominated for or have won an Oscar for Best Picture, including this last December's LA LA LAND. The first musical to ever win Best Picture was THE BROADWAY MELODY at the second Academy Awards in 1929. The film starred Charles King, Eddie Kane, Bessie Love and Anita Page (more...)

'Moana' star Auli'i Cravalho to Make Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra Debut in A NIGHT ON THE RED CARPET, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

"Moana" star Auli'i Cravalho will make her Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra  (HSO) debut in "A Night on the Red Carpet" on Today, February 17 at 7:30 pm. Featuring a parade of hits under the direction of Maestro Richard Kaufman, "A Night on the Red Carpet" brings to life unforgettable film scores. The voice of Moana in the Disney blockbuster, Cravalho will perform "How Far I'll Go," written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and recently nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song. The HSO is thrilled to welcome Cravalho in this concert event that also showcases music from the award-winning soundtracks to "Gone with the Wind," "The Witches of Eastwick," "Forrest Gump," and many more. A perfect Valentine's Day gift, tickets for "A Night on the Red Carpet" start at $27 and are on sale now. For more information, call the Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra Box Office (808) 94-MUSIC - (808) 946-8742 from Monday to Today from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  (more...)

'Moana' star Auli'i Cravalho to Make Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra Debut in A NIGHT ON THE RED CARPET, 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

"Moana" star Auli'i Cravalho will make her Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra  (HSO) debut in "A Night on the Red Carpet" on Friday, February 17 at 7:30 pm. Featuring a parade of hits under the direction of Maestro Richard Kaufman, "A Night on the Red Carpet" brings to life unforgettable film scores. The voice of Moana in the Disney blockbuster, Cravalho will perform "How Far I'll Go," written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and recently nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song. The HSO is thrilled to welcome Cravalho in this concert event that also showcases music from the award-winning soundtracks to "Gone with the Wind," "The Witches of Eastwick," "Forrest Gump," and many more. A perfect Valentine's Day gift, tickets for "A Night on the Red Carpet" start at $27 and are on sale now. For more information, call the Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra Box Office (808) 94-MUSIC - (808) 946-8742 from Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Stars of New Maury Yeston Musical Debut Music Video for 'More and More'
by Stage Tube - Dec 30, 2016

Maxwell Caulfield, Zoe Doano and Chris Peluso are to head the cast of Death Takes A Holiday, the third Charing Cross Theatre musical directed by Artistic Director Thom Southerland following the critically acclaimed Titanic and Ragtime, which has just received an all-time record 14 Off West End Award nominations as well as WhatsOnStage Award nominations for Best Musical Revival and Best Off West End Producton. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 28, 2017
by - Aug 28, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Raucously Irreverent AN OCTOROON to Launch 2017-18 at Artists Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Artists Repertory Theatre launches its 2017/18 season with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' provocative An Octoroon. An incendiary satire, this bold start to their 35th theatre season is co-directed by Lava Alapai and Artistic Director Damaso Rodriguez. (more...)

Ashley D. Kelley & Britton Smith to Lead New Musical BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE at Playwrights Horizons; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Playwrights Horizons has announced complete casting for BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE, the co-world premiere of a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Obie Award winner Kirsten Childs (The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin at Playwrights, Miracle Brothers).  (more...)

2017 Orpheum Summer Movie Series Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Before a pop-up screening of Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial at the Halloran Centre tonight, the Orpheum Theatre Group revealed the lineup for the 2017 Summer Movie Series. Presented by Orion Federal Credit Union for a sixth year, the series will run from June 2 to August 25 in the historic Orpheum Theatre. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 5, at 10am. (more...)

Elena Shaddow and Mark Evans to Lead MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced casting for the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film with original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, and co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Bank of America is the Major Sponsor of Mary Poppins. (more...)

Film Forum to Screen 35mm Restoration of THE FRONT PAGE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Lewis Milestone's THE FRONT PAGE (1931), starring Adolphe Menjou and Pat O'Brien in the first, most faithful, and most purely cinematic adaptation of Hecht & MacArthur's classic play, will have a special screening at Film Forum on April 27 at 4:50pm and 7:50. (more...)

BWW Review: 2017 REP LAB EMERGES for Company's Ongoing Success
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Apr 21, 2017

In the seventh presentation of the popular Rep Lab, the short-play festival features the company's Emerging Professional Residents (EPR) in acting, directing and technical theater to showcase their talent. This year, nine one act play along with a devised play written by the Emerging Professionals appeared in the Stiemke Studio for an intriguing evening of theater. Eight actors, seven directors, and four designers comprise the EPR team. In an interesting mix of plays, many examine the angst in relationships: communal, personal and professional within a wide time frame that also embodies considerable emotional range (more...)

BOARDWALK EMPIRE, MOONLIGHT Among New Titles Comin to Amazon This May
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Amazon has shared a list of new titles coming to Amazon Prime Video, Amazon Video and Amazon Channels in May. (more...)

Darius Campbell to join Sheridan Smith in FUNNY GIRL at Edinburgh Playhouse
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 11, 2017

Darius Campbell will play Nick Arnstein opposite Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice for performances at Edinburgh Playhouse (18 - 22 April) as part of the nationwide Funny Girl tour (more...)

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