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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...)

VIDEO: 30 Days of Tony, Day 16- Norbert Leo Butz Is Breaking All the Rules in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 27, 2018

On Day 16 of 30 Days of Tony, we celebrate a multiple Tony-winner Norbert Leo Butz, who is nominated this year for his portrayal of Alfred P. Doolittle.  (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...)

MY FAIR LADY's Norbert Leo Butz Wins 2018 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Norbert Leo Butz has won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for MY FAIR LADY. (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...)

Marianne Elliott To Receive OBE For Services To Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

It was announced yesterday in the 2018 Queen's Birthday Honours list that Marianne Elliott, artistic director of Elliott & Harper Productions, is to be recognised for her services to theatre with an OBE.  (more...)

VIDEO: What's Your Damage? Get a Sneak Peek of the Cast of HEATHERS in London
by Stage Tube - Jun 6, 2018

Heathers comes to The Other Palace beginning June 9th. Official London Theatre is giving fans a sneak peek at the cast of the hit musical. Watch the clips of the cast below, including Carrie Hope Fletcher as Veronica Sawyer! (more...)

JERSEY BOYS returns to San Jose's Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 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 Today, June 5 through Sunday, June 10, 2018. (more...)

Cast Announced for Salt Lake City Run of JERSEY BOYS Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Casting has been announced for the Salt Lake City engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, playing the the Eccles Theater June 15-17. 2018. The cast of JERSEY BOYS will be led by Tommaso Antico (Bob Gaudio), Aaron De Jesus (Frankie Valli), Corey Greenan (Tommy DeVito) and Chris Stevens (Nick Massi) and as The Four Seasons. (more...)

London's Thriller THE WOMAN IN BLACK Takes the Stage at the Royal George Theatre this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

Over eight million people have lived to tell the tale of one of the most successful - and terrifying - theatre events ever staged, and it's coming to shock audiences in Chicago this fall. The Woman in Black - London's long-running West End play -  will open at Chicago's Royal George Theatre in November with all the stage thrills that have led audiences in London to shriek in fear for 30 years. (more...)

Photo Flash: CLEVER LITTLE LIES Opens At Penguin Rep This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, presents Clever Little Lies, a comedy by Joe DiPietro, the Tony Award-winning author of Memphisand I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, June 29 through July 22 in Stony Point, New York. (more...)

TheatreWorks Unveils New Works Fest Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Lovers of new theatre will gather this August for an advance look at tomorrow's hits at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 2018 New Works Festival at Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre. This unique festival offers audiences an extraordinary opportunity to experience new plays and musicals in their early stages of development, and hear about the creative process in a "Meet the Artists" panel discussion. With multiple performances of each work, playwrights and composers are able to rewrite scenes, add or delete songs, revise and refine, allowing audiences to return and watch the exciting evolution of brand new pieces of American theatre. (more...)

Bruce Springsteen Criticizes Trump on Stage for Border Separation Policy
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Bruce Springsteen, who earlier this month won a Special Tony Award, is making his opinions about the President's border policy known to his Broadway audiences. (more...)

Penguin Rep Theatre Presents CLEVER LITTLE LIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Penguin Rep Theatre, the award-winning professional Equity theatre under the leadership of founding artistic director Joe Brancato and executive director Andrew M. Horn, presents Clever Little Lies, a comedy by Joe DiPietro, the Tony Award-winning author of Memphis and I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, June 29 through July 22 in Stony Point, New York. (more...)

Jenny Livsey To Play Nurse Ratched In ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie today announces that Jenny Livsey is to take over the role of Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Dale Wasserman from the novel by Ken Kesey following the withdrawal of Lucy Black after she suffered an injury on Sunday morning. Javaad Alipoor's production is currently in previews and opens on Tuesday 12 June, playing until 23 June. (more...)

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY's Bruce Springsteen Wins 2018 Tony Award for Special Tony Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2018

Bruce Springsteen has won the 2018 Tony Award for Special Tony Award for SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY. (more...)

Other Palace Production of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL to Head to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

After smashing all box office records with its European premiere at The Other Palace, the sold-out production of HEATHERS - THE MUSICAL transfers to Theatre Royal Haymarket in the West End, with a strictly limited 12-week run from 3 September. Carrie Hope Fletcher will reprise her role as Veronica Sawyer. Book tickets here from £28! (more...)

Book Now For HEATHERS THE MUSICAL in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

After smashing all box office records with its European premiere at The Other Palace, the sold-out production of HEATHERS - THE MUSICAL transfers to Theatre Royal Haymarket in the West End, with a strictly limited 12-week run from 3 September. Carrie Hope Fletcher will reprise her role as Veronica Sawyer. Book tickets here from £28! (more...)

Taormina FilmFest Unveils 64th Edition With Over 50 Films Along with Master Classes and In Conversations this July
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

The sixty-fourth edition of the Taormina FilmFest, produced by Videobank and taking place July 14-20 under the new artistic direction of Silvia Bizio and Gianvito Casadonte, has unveiled its full program with over 50 films, including 14 World Premieres, 12 European Premieres, and over 10 Italian premieres, including documentaries and shorts. The screenings will be held in the halls of the Palazzo dei Congressi, where Master Classes and In Conversations featuring special guests will also be hosted. (more...)

Jackalope Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Jackalope Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gus Menary and Managing Director Nora Leahy, announces its 2018/19 season. The company's 11th season features two world-premiere productions and a Midwest-Premiere. The season begins with the world premiere of In The Canyon by Jackalope Theatre company member Calamity West, directed by Elly Green, then continues with the midwest premiere of Dutch Masters by Greg Keller, directed by Wardell Julius Clark, and concludes with the world premiere of Life On Paper by Kenneth Lin, directed by Jackalope Artistic Director, Gus Menary. (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...)

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...)

YouMail Named 'Best of 2017' in the 16th Annual Mobile Star Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

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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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