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JERSEY BOYS Tour Breaks Box Office Record at Midland, MI Stop
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

???????The producers of JERSEY BOYS are thrilled to announce that the national touring company has set a new box office record at the Midland Center for the Arts in Midland, MI. For a four-performance engagement May 3-5, the show grossed $376,192.30, or 104% of the gross potential. This week, JERSEY BOYS will begin a two-week return engagement at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Ft. Lauderdale, FL from May 8-20. (more...)

VIDEO: Norbert Leo Butz Delivers a Special Message to Arts Students Performing BIG FISH
by Stage Tube - May 4, 2018

Norbert Leo Butz, the Tony-nominated star of the current Broadway revival of My Fair Lady, took some time to deliver a special message (and some insider pro tips) to the cast of Orbit Arts Academy's upcoming production of Big Fish. Check out Norbert's heartfelt message delivered straight from the heart of Lincoln Center below! (more...)

Carrie Hope Fletcher Meets Westerberg High's Newest Girl Band For HEATHERS THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

After breaking previous box office records at The Other Palace, the European premiere of HEATHERS - THE MUSICAL continues to delight, this time with the announcement of an incredible house band. (more...)

Olivia Vinall, Edward Hogg, and More to Star in Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

Regent's Park Open Air Theatre have today announced casting for As You Like It. Directed by Max Webster, the production plays 06 July - 28 July. (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2018-19 PNC Music Explorers Series And American Greetings Family Concerts
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

The Cleveland Orchestra offers captivating opportunities for children and families to learn about and experience classical musical in an energetic, kid-friendly environment. The 2018-19 PNC Music Explorers series, for children ages 3-6, and American Greetings Family Concert series, for ages 7 and older, are designed to introduce young people to the magic and wonder of classical music. Subscriptions for each series are now available by visiting the Severance Hall Ticket Office, clevelandorchestra.com, and by calling 216-231-1111 or 800-686-1141. Tickets to individual performances go on sale in late summer. The Orchestra's popular "Under 18s Free" program is available for all concerts (see below for more information.) (more...)

More Casting Announced for HEATHERS at The Other Palace
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 10, 2018

Joining the previously announced Carrie Hope Fletcher as Veronica Sawyer, are the most popular girls in school: Jodie Steele (Chandler), Sophie Isaacs (McNamara) and T'Shan Williams (Duke) – The Heathers, with Jamie Muscato playing the mysterious teen rebel Jason Dean (JD). (more...)

Bruce Springsteen and John Leguizamo Will Receive Special Tony Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

The Tony Awards just announced that Bruce Springsteen and John Leguizamo, who both appeared on Broadway this season will receive Special Tony Awards. Click here for a full list of nominees! (more...)

Le Reve Performers, Tipping Point Theatre Apprentices, Planet Connection Positions, More in this Week's BWW Classifieds 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 3/29/2018 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry. (more...)

New York Music Scene Icon Bebe Buell to Perform Album Release Show at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Singer/songwriter and pop culture icon Bebe Buell returns to New York to celebrate the release of her new record Baring It All: Greetings From Nashbury Park with a special one-night only live performance and record release event at Joe's Pub at 425 Lafayette Street in Manhattan on Sunday, April 29th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Alan Ayckbourn's A BRIEF HISTORY OF WOMEN Makes US Premiere At Brits Off Broadway At 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Brits Off Broadway continues at 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) with the US premiere of A BRIEF HISTORY OF WOMEN, written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn. Produced by the Stephen Joseph Theatre, A BRIEF HISTORY OF WOMEN begins performances on Thursday, April 26 for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 27. Press Opening is Wednesday, May 2 at 7:00 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Friday at 7:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues). The single ticket prices range from $25 - $70 ($49 for 59E59 Members). Tickets are available by calling Ticket Central at 212-279-4200 or online at www.59e59.org. (more...)

New Positions for Set Designers, Directors, Accompanists, More in this Week's BWW Classifieds, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 3/22/2018 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry. (more...)

Bruce Springsteen Extends Broadway Run Through December
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Variety reports that Bruce Springsteen has extended his Broadway run through December 15th, 2018. This marks the productions third extension.  (more...)

Musical Theatre Director, Scene Shop Foreman, and Cycling Instructor Positions All Included in this Week's BWW Classifieds, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for this past week include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry. (more...)

Catherine Tate Will Host the 2018 Olivier Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

The Olivier Awards with Mastercard, the UK's most prestigious stage honours, is delighted to announce Catherine Tate as the host of this year's 42nd Olivier Awards ceremony. The ceremony will be hosted at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday 8th April and broadcast to the UK and worldwide. (more...)

It's Loverly! Meet the Cast of MY FAIR LADY- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 15, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater's upcoming production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady is officially in previews! Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Don McLean Readies BOTANICAL GARDENS For March 23 Release
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Iconic American singer, songwriter and performer Don McLeanis set to release his new album Botanical Gardens on March 23, 2018 via BMG. Don is set to appear on BBC Breakfast Thursday, March 15 along with multiple BBC radio stations and Absolute Radio in the U.K. (more...)

The Cleveland Orchestra Announces 101st Season For 2018-2019
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2018

As the celebrations, performances, and successes of The Cleveland Orchestra's Centennial Season continue toward its conclusion this spring, the Orchestra has announced details of its 101st season for 2018-2019. Aspects of the celebratory spirit continues - with a 100th Birthday concert in July for the Cleveland community and Centennial Gala in September. The new season also extends the dedicated week-to-week work, creativity, and artistry required to continue being one of the world's best orchestras year after year. (more...)

Donate for the Chance to Win Tickets to SPRINGSTEEN Plus Meet and Greet
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Omaze is offering fans the chance to win two tickets to one of Bruce Springsteen's final Broadway shows. In support of the Bob Woodruff Family Foundation, an organization that helps injured service members, veterans and their families, Omaze is teaming up with Bruce to give one grand prize winner and a guest the ultimate VIP experience. (more...)

Blumenthal Performing Arts Gala to Honor William Ivey Long; Christine Ebersole, Andy Karl, Laura Osnes and More to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

???????Blumenthal Performing Arts is thrilled to announce the star-studded lineup of performers who will grace the stage of Knight Theater February 24 in a lavish and original musical tribute to Carolinas' own William Ivey Long, Tony Award winning costume designer and Broadway icon. (more...)

Lincoln Center Theater Announces Full Casting For MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced complete casting for its upcoming production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY. As previously reported, Lauren Ambrose will be playing as Eliza Doolittle and Harry Hadden-Paton will play Henry Higgins, alongside Norbert Leo Butz as Alfred P. Doolittle and Diana Rigg as Mrs. Higgins. Just announced are: Allan Corduner as Colonel Pickering, Jordan Donica as Freddy Eynsford-Hill, Linda Mugleston as Mrs. Pearce, and Manu Narayan as Zoltan Karpathy. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief January 30th, 2018: CARDINAL Opens at Second Stage, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 30, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: CARDINAL opens tonight at Second Stage, and KINGS begins previews tonight at the Public Theater! (more...)

China (Hangzhou) Walking and Praying for Good Luck in the New Year 2018 event kicks off in Hangzhou
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

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New Year, New Vibe: FreeConferenceCall.com Revamps Its Homepage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

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Tickets Go On Sale January 26 for JERSEY BOYS at the Orpheum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, returns to Minneapolis as part of the 2017-2018 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season April 24-29, 2018 at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis). (more...)

Jersey Boys Returns to Sacramento: January 30-February 4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, will make its much-anticipated return to Sacramento to play the Community Center Theater on Jan. 30 through Feb. 4. (more...)

Richard Harrington Joins Katherine Parkinson In World Premiere Of Laura Wade's HOME, I'M DARLING at Theatr Clwyd
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Theatr Clwyd and the National Theatre today announce star of Welsh crime drama Hinterland, Richard Harrington will join the previously announced Katherine Parkinson in the world premiere production of Laura Wade's Home, I'm Darling. Making her National Theatre debut, Tamara Harvey, Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd, will direct this first-time co-production which opens in the Emlyn Williams Theatre on the 3 July with previews from the 25 June ahead of transferring to the Dorfman Theatre in July. (more...)

Return Engagement Announced for JERSEY BOYS st Morrison Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

Dates have been announced for the Boise return engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The musical will make its much-anticipated return to Boise to play the Morrison Center June 12-14, 2018. (more...)

Stunning Zhuhai Amazes the World With Innovative Performance on the Spring Festival Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Families gathering to have the reunion dinner on each Chinese New Year's Eve is the most valued ritual for Chinese people. An indispensable 'feast' at that time is watching the Spring Festival Gala. On February 15th, Zhuhai, the window of reform and opening-up in southern China, held a parallel session of the Gala for the first time. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents the Comedy Thriller COMMUNICATING DOORS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

The Theatre Group at SBCC will present will be the comedy thriller COMMUNICATING DOORS by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Katie Laris, February 28-March 17, 2018  in the Garvin Theatre. This intricate, time traveling, comic thriller by the British master of farcical comedy delighted London and New York audiences. (more...)

Cubanismo Brings The Sizzle Of Cuban Jazz To The MAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

¡Cubanismo! now celebrating its 20th anniversary, brings the sizzling touch of Havana and colorful Latin beats to the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) Sunday, Feb. 18 at 3 p.m. The band's leader, trumpeter Jesus Alemañy, has been hailed as "a precise and charismatic trumpeter with the regal bearing of Miles Davis and the funky precise flow of Fats Navarro' (Village Voice). The pre-show MAC Chat will be provided by WDCB Radio Station manager Dan Bindert and Victor Parra, host of WDCB radio show, "Mambo Express. (more...)

BWW Review: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Is Monstrous Great Fun At Toby's In Columbia
by Cybele Pomeroy - Feb 12, 2018

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, THE MUSICAL is packed with horrifying puns, die-laughing comedy, frightfully fabulous wigs, knock-em-dead singing and every iconic line you loved from the movie- Get tickets now to see it through Marc 11 at Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia and avoid horrified screams of disappointment. (more...)

Dragon of Chongqing China Embraces The New Year's Eve Ball On Top Of Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2017

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Utah Opera Expands Youth Programs and Family Access
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2017

Utah Symphony Utah Opera (USUO) announced today it would begin selling a $30 Family Pass and launch a new Kid's Club as it expands its efforts to increase the accessibility and affordability of Utah Symphony and Utah Opera performances for youth in the community. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 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...)

Ahmad Kamal, Michael John Casey, and More Announced to Star in Signature's 4,380 NIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2017

Signature Theatre is excited to announce the cast and creative team for the world premiere of 4,380 Nights by DC playwright Annalisa Dias. The production will be directed by Kathleen Akerley (Artistic Director of Longacre Lea) and will feature Ahmad Kamal (Woolly Mammoth's KISS) as Malik Essaid/El Hadj El Kaim, Michael John Casey (Shakespeare Theatre's Othello, Folger Theatre's Henry V) as Bud Abramson/Man, Rex Daugherty (Signature'sShakespeare's R&J) as Luke/Colonel Pelissier, and Lynette Rathnam (Ford Theatre's Death of a Salesman) as Woman (complete cast and creative team bios are below). 4,380 Nights will run from January 16 through February 18 in Signature Theatre's ARK Theatre. 4,380 Nights is Signature's submission to the 2018 Women's Voices Theater Festival. (more...)

Bid Today to Win a Loverly Trip to the Broadway Revival of MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

See the classic My Fair Lady at Lincoln Center Theater from two of the best seats in the house! Then go backstage for a meet and greet with the star of the show Norbert Leo Butz. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Brings Comfort and Joy at Iowa Stage Theatre Company
by Zachary James - Dec 18, 2017

Love and joy come to you , and come to you it may if you have the chance to join Iowa Stage Theatre Company as they bring 2017 to a close with A Christmas Carol. In this digital age as we increasingly turn to our screens for happy endorphins, the holidays are the perfect time to partake in the unforgettable joy and magic of sharing live arts with loved ones. (more...)

Happy Holidays For Bacon Lovers: Dunkin' Donuts Brings Back The Sweet Black Pepper Bacon Breakfast Sandwich
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

It's time for seasoned Greetings at Dunkin' Donuts! The brand is giving bacon lovers a perfect present for the holidays, announcing that the Sweet Black Pepper Bacon Breakfast Sandwich returns to its menu today. This popular sandwich brings both the sweet and the savory with four strips of bacon coated in a brown sugar and black pepper seasoning, served with egg and a slice of American cheese on an oven-toasted croissant. The Sweet Black Pepper Bacon Breakfast Sandwich is also available as a Wake-Up Wrap, with egg, a slice of American cheese and two slices of the special seasoned bacon, served on a small flour tortilla. Both are available beginning today at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants nationwide. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 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...)

Eagle Theatre presents A Perfect New Holiday Tradition
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

On Wednesday, December 13th Eagle Theatre opened their latest Original World Premiere,Season's Greetings: A Musical Celebration of Holiday Traditions from Around the World, at Kathedral Event Center. Created by Eagle Theatre Entertainment, (more...)

Contest: Enter To Win Tickets to SPRINGSTEEN on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Jordan Roth is gearing up for his annual holiday giveaways - and he's starting out with a big prize! Check out below how you could enter to win two tickets to Springsteen on Broadway! (more...)

BWW Previews: Detroit is Filled With Holiday Shows This Season!
by Katie Laban - Dec 12, 2017

Looking for something to do around Detroit this holiday season? Don't worry, the city is filled with a show for everyone! BroadwayWorld Detroit has you covered with some of the amazing theatre and art events that this holiday season has to offer! (more...)

HOW TO BE A RESPECTABLE JUNKIE Comes to CCPL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

The Cuyahoga County Public Library proudly presents Dobama Theatre's 2017 award winning production of HOW TO BE A RESPECTABLE JUNKIE on April 19, 2018 at 7pm at the Parma-Snow branch.   Staged by Greg Vovos, directed by Nathan Motta and starring Christopher Bohan*.  This event is open to the public and tickets are FREE! * Member of Actors' Equity Association (more...)

2018 Star-Spangled Spectacular Celebrates 100 Years Of Community Support For The Cleveland Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

???????Today, The Cleveland Orchestra announced program details for the 29th annual, free community concert in downtown Cleveland, which will take place rain or shine on Friday, July 6 at 9:00 p.m. This year's Star-Spangled Spectacular brought to you by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture and sponsored by KeyBank will be held on the spacious Mall B, located at 300 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, between the Global Center for Health Innovation and Cleveland Public Auditorium. In addition to celebrating our nation's birthday, this year's concert celebrates The Cleveland Orchestra's 100th anniversary, concludes the Orchestra's special Around the Region Celebration, and thanks the Northeast Ohio community for a century of support. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS returns to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Following a record-breaking engagement in 2014, the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, will make its much-anticipated return to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts (255 S. Almaden Blvd.) from Tuesday, June 5 through Sunday, June 10, 2018. (more...)

HEATHERS, Starring Carrie Hope Fletcher, Releases More Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

The European premiere of HEATHERS - THE MUSICAL smashed The Other Palace box office records when it went on sale last week becoming the biggest on-sale in the history of The Other Palace. The musical premieres at The Other Palace on 9 June and runs for a limited 8-week season. (more...)

Sesame Workshop Builds on Success of Julia, First-ever Autistic Muppet, with Continued Commitment to Autistic Children
by TV News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Sesame Workshop marked Autism Awareness Day today by announcing the next phase of the Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children initiative: an expanded set of resources for the autism community and a new episode centered on Julia, the first Sesame Street Muppet with autism. One in 68 American children is diagnosed with autism, and nearly every family and community is affected in some way. Building on Julia's successful television debut in 2017, today's announcement signals Sesame Workshop's vibrant ongoing commitment to increase public understanding of autism while continuing to serve autistic children and their families. (more...)

Step Into to the Candy Store! HEATHERS to Head to The Other Palace in London
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 12, 2018

It'll be very! Baz Bamigboye of The Daily Mail has reported that the West End is set to get its very own production of the homicidal high school musical, Heathers, which is set to begin its run at The Other Palace beginning 9 June.  (more...)

Brief 4/10: Katharine McPhee Makes Her Debut in WAITRESS Tonight, MISS YOU LIKE HELL Opens at The Public, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 10, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Katharine McPhee makes her debut as Jenna in Waitress tonight, Miss You Like Hell, starring Daphne Rubin-Vega, opens at The Public, and more! (more...)

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