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San Francisco Opera presents World Premiere of GIRLS OF THE GOLDEN WEST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

On November 21, San Francisco Opera will present the world premiere of Girls of the Golden West, the newest opera by American composer John Adams. With a libretto drawn from historical sources by director Peter Sellars, Girls of the Golden West explores the true stories of pioneers on California's Gold Rush frontier during the 1850s. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of the Paramount's ELF THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Everybody's favorite overgrown elf, Buddy, will be making mischief and Christmas cheer this holiday season when Paramount Theatre in downtown Aurora presents Elf The Musical, November 22, 2017-January 7, 2018. (more...)

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Extends Its Run For The Second Time
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Underbelly Productions has today confirmed the new production of Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe, will extend its run at The Marble Arch Theatre until Saturday 24TH March 2018. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY UK Tour To Extend For Additional Eight Weeks In 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Due to phenomenal public demand, Hairspray has today announced it will continue to tour the UK into August of next year. (more...)

THE COCKTAIL CABARET to Debut at Cleopatra's Barge at Caesars Palace
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Las Vegas tourists and locals will be immersed in classic vintage Vegas with the debut of The Cocktail Cabaret, a new live musical show opening on Thurs., Nov. 30 at the famed Cleopatra's Barge at Caesars Palace. (more...)

Christie Prades to Play Gloria Estefan in ON YOUR FEET! at the Fabulous Fox This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

The Fabulous Fox Theatre has announced the engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! - based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - will star Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed stage and television actor Mauricio Martinez, playing Emilio Estefan. (more...)

Starry CRAZY FOR YOU Begins Tonight at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Signature Theatre presents The Gershwins' & Ken Ludwig's musical comedy Crazy For You. This new production is directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's West Side Story, La Cage Aux Folles) with choreography by Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Broadway's Holiday Inn, Honeymoon in Vegas). Crazy for You will run from tonight, November 7, 2017, through January 14, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

GREASE THE ARENA EXPERIENCE Announces Extra Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

With over 500 performers on stage, GREASE THE ARENA EXPERIENCE is big in every sense of the word. Executive Producer, Tim O'Connor, is delighted to announce a third and final show at QUDOS BANK ARENA. Tickets are on sale now for 19th & 20th January 2018 at www.ticketek.com.au (more...)

PETER PAN Comes to Playhouse On The Square
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Life will never be the same for Michael, John, and Wendy Darling after Peter Pan visits their nursery window offering to take them to the magical world of Neverland. They meet the Lost Boys, spritely fairy Tinkerbell, the beautiful princess Tiger Lily, and the evil Captain Hook. The conflict between Peter and Hook takes center stage as the magical adventure turn dangerous and teaches everyone the true power of friendship. (more...)

Two Local Girls Selected Tto Play Lulu In WAITRESS at Fox Cities P.A.C.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is proud to announce the names of the two young actresses who will share the role of Lulu in the touring cast of Waitress when the show arrives Nov. 28 - Dec. 3. (more...)

THE GRINCH Set To Steal Christmas in Madison
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Overture Center for the Arts is proud to present nine performances of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical in Madison from Tues., Nov. 21 Sun., Nov. 26, 2017. Prior to arriving to Madison for the performances, The Grinch will make a guest appearance at the inaugural Shine on Madison event on Sat., Nov. 18. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards; Fulton's NEWSIES Leads As Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards; Pickerington's ANNIE Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Israel Awards; HAIRSPRAY Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Granbury's SHREK Leads as Best Ensemble!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards; AIDA and Thingamajig Leads as Best Dramatic Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Kansas City Awards; Faust's HEATHERS Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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...)

Sally Struthers and More to Lead Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS at The Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The Music Hall and the Ogunquit Playhouse have announce the stars of the beloved Irving Berlin classic White Christmas at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, November 29 - December 17. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards; Orlando Rep's NEWSIES Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards; CenterPoint's TALE OF TWO CITIES Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld San Antonio Awards; Fredericksburg's GUYS AND DOLLS Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld St. Petersburg Awards; freeFall's HAIRSPRAY Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Wichita Awards; MT Wichita's NEWSIES Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards; HAIRSPRAY Leads As Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 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...)

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Announces February 2018 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has announced events for February 2018. See the full schedule below: (more...)

Missy Higgins Makes Theatrical Debut In MIRACLE CITY At Brisbane Powerhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

A brand new production of Nick Enright and Max Lambert's celebrated Australian musical Miracle City is coming to Brisbane for a limited season in January 2018. Set in the late 80s, at the height of televangelism, Miracle City tells the story of the Truswells, a family with a dream to build a religious theme park, and the extreme lengths the patriarch, Ricky Truswell, will go to in order to make their dream a reality. (more...)

BWW Review: ANNIE at The Engeman
by Melissa Giordano - Nov 15, 2017

The holiday offering from the exquisite John W. Engeman Theatre of Northport, Long Island, is an excellent production of the classic Tony winning musical Annie. Marking the half-way point of the Engeman's dazzling 11th season, this production is superbly directed by Antoinette DiPietropolo who also serves as Choreographer. Now I know you're probably thinking: Another production of Annie? Well, when you have a cast as remarkable as this, it definitely warrants another visit. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Danny Gardner, Ashley Spencer and More in CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Signature Theatre presents The Gershwins' & Ken Ludwig's musical comedy Crazy For You. This new production is directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's West Side Story, La Cage Aux Folles) with choreography by Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Broadway's Holiday Inn, Honeymoon in Vegas). Crazy for You runs now through January 14, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

WAITRESS THE MUSICAL in Milwaukee On Sale This Friday!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Milwaukee is thrilled to announce WAITRESS will play the Marcus Center for a limited one week engagement on January 2-7, 2018. (more...)

San Diego Theatre Connection Launches BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS BIG SHOW Campaign For The Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The San Diego Theatre Connection is Creating Community and empowering children with Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County (www.sdbigs.org). During the holiday season, four of our theatre companies are participating in the BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS BIG SHOW campaign to recruit volunteers and help raise awareness for the established mentoring organization. Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better. Nationally, statistics show that children in the program are 46% less likely to begin using illegal drugs, 27% less likely to begin using alcohol, 52% less likely to skip school, 37% less likely to skip a class, and 33% less likely to hit someone. (more...)

John Burroughs High School Vocal Music Association Comes to the Garry Marshall Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Garry Marshall Theatre invites you to kick off the holidays with JOY! a musical celebration featuring local powerhouse John Burroughs High School Vocal Music Association on Tuesday, November 28 at 6pm and 8pm. Then on Tuesday, December 4 at 7:30pm, Broadway talents Terron Brooks and Kamilah Marshall partner again to sing in the holidays for the 9th year in a row with their popular musical variety show Holidaze Harmony. (more...)

Breaking: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Will Close Up Shop; National Tour Will Launch in Fall 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

There are nine remaining weeks to see the new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The final performance will be on Sunday, January 14, 2018 after playing 27 previews and 305 regular performances at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Behind The Scenes Images Released To Mark Live Cinema Broadcast Of National Theatre Production Of FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

A collection of stunning images taken backstage at the National Theatre's critically acclaimed production of the legendary Stephen Sondheim musical Follies have been released ahead of the live cinema broadcast to cinemas across the UK and internationally on Thursday November 16th as part of National Theatre Live. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE Now On Sale for Broadway At The Hobby Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center announced today that the individual tickets for the Houston premiere of the North American Tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE are on sale now. (more...)

Cast Announced for An Evening of Classic Broadway at Rockwell Table and Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

A post-Thanksgiving performance of An Evening of Classic Broadway will take place on Tuesday, November 28th at 8PM (doors open at 6:30) at LA's live music venue Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Feliz. BroadwayWorld.com calls the show, '... guaranteed fun, extra high on entertainment... Broadway standards both classic and contemporary, with a bevy of great singers on board.' Music Director and Master of Ceremonies Brad Ellis (Glee, Forbidden Broadway) and (producer, Cabaret artist) Dianne Fraser welcome a new cast with each edition of the popular concert series presented by Fraser Entertainment Group. (more...)

PETER PAN's 'Gotta Crow' at Music Theater Works This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents PETER PAN at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018. (more...)

Tickets for the New Orleans Premiere of Broadway's THE COLOR PURPLE On Sale 11/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

The Saenger Theatre announced today that individual tickets for the New Orleans premiere of the North American Tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE will go on sale Friday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, THE COLOR PURPLE will play at the (more...)

BWW Review: LOVE NEVER DIES at BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
by John Lariviere - Nov 13, 2017

The talent in this production of Love Never Dies is unquestionably top-notch, and both of the leads truly seem to be pouring 110% of themselves into their performances - unquestionably focused and committed to each other, to the moment, and to the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. (more...)

Photo Flash: It's a Hard Knock Life! First Look at Presley Ryan and More in ANNIE at the Engeman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

The John W. Engeman Theater presents ANNIE, running now through Sunday, December 31, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Will Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Bilston Operatic Company returns to Wolverhampton Grand Theatre this month with A CHRISTMAS CAROL following the huge success of last year's production of Our House and 2015's Hairspray. The festive musical, featuring the music of Alan Menken (Disney's Beauty And The Beast, Aladdin, Tangled, The Little Mermaid) will open on Tuesday 21 November. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from CRAZY FOR YOU at D.C.'s Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Signature Theatre presents the Gershwins' & Ken Ludwig's musical comedy Crazy For You. This new production is directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's West Side Story, La Cage Aux Folles) with choreography by Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Broadway's Holiday Inn, Honeymoon in Vegas). Crazy for You runs now through January 14, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. Check out a brand-new trailer for the show below! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Mary Birdsong Can't Believe It's Not Flotus
by Mary Birdsong - Nov 13, 2017

Broadway veteran Mary Birdsong is currently making good on a 365 day challenge she's calling #365CharactersIn365Days. She's already posted a bunch of them on her YouTube channel, and now you can see them HERE first! (more...)

BWW Interview: Director And Choreographer, Amy Marie McCleary of WHITE CHRISTMAS at Dutch Apple Dinner Theater
by Rich Mehrenberg - Nov 13, 2017

AMY MARIE MCCLEARY (Director/Choreographer) is currently a resident director/choreographer for Prather Entertainment Group where she has performed, directed and choreographed for the past twelve years. Most recently, she choreographed the new national tour of The Wizard of Oz with Apex Touring. At the Dutch Apple she has directed and choreographed Cats, Hairspray, 9 to 5 and I Love A Piano. (more...)

VIDEO: Who Will Have to Wait to Be King? Saturday Night Live Shares Screen Tests of THE LION KING Hopefuls
by Stage Tube - Nov 12, 2017

'The Lion King' is one of the most highly anticipated live action remakes on the way, especially following the exciting casting news. But who didn't make the cut? Saturday Night Live has a handful of Hollywood's A-Listers who tried their paws at the leading roles and didn't quite succeed. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/11/2017
by - Nov 11, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/11/2017. (more...)

Julie Halston, Billy Stritch and More Coming Up This Fall at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for November 20-November 26, featuring Veronica Swift with The Green Benny Green Trio, Melanie Stace 'A Night Like This,' Billy Stritch 'Lucky To Be Me, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Season 42 Lineup Announced for The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

See the full 42nd season lineup at the Noel S. Ruiz Theater below! (more...)

BWW Interview: The Transcendent Kevin Fenderson
by Jeanmarie Simpson - Nov 10, 2017

As an artist, I always want to grow. That's part of why I took on the challenge of stage managing Depend on Me. It's given me a much broader perspective of theatre as a whole, and I'm SO grateful for that opportunity. As far as where I'd like to go artistically? Well, I can't do that alone. I love an artistic challenge, the chance to take a risk. I would love for more theatre companies to do the same. Specifically? Cast me as someone you wouldn't expect, given my size and/or gender. Give me a chance to blow a few minds. That's my dream. (more...)

Will Young, Jonny Labey and Zizi Strallen to Lead Baz Luhrmann's STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Will Young, Jonny Labey and Zizi Strallen will lead the cast of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom The Musical when it makes its West End debut in 2018. (more...)

Constantine Maroulis, Max Von Essen, and More to Lead 6th Annual SPARKLE: AN ALL-STAR HOLIDAY CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

Haul out the holly and put up the tree because the annual star-studded holiday event SPARKLE: An All-Star Holiday Concert returns to New York City on Sunday, December 3rd for its 6th consecutive year, once again benefiting the programs and services of The Actors Fund (www.actorsfund.org). (more...)

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