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Falcon Theatre (Burbank, CA, )
4252 Riverside Drive
Burbank, CA,

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Based on the television series by Garry Marshall

It's May 1959 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Fonzie is still the king of cool at his favorite malt shop, Arnoldís. The school year is coming to an end and the rest of the gang, including Richie, Lori Beth, Potsie and Ralph Malph, are getting ready to graduate from Jefferson High School.

Reg Rogers to Lead New Translation of Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, October 6-October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 12. (more...)

Adrianna Hicks, Carla R. Stewart and Carrie Compere to Lead THE COLOR PURPLE on Tour; Cast, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Producers announced today the first North American tour and full casting of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. Performances will begin October 7, 2017 in Schenectady, New York at Proctors and the tour will have its official opening October 17, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland at The Hippodrome Theatre. The tour will visit more than 30 cities in its first year on tour. Check out a complete tour route for the 2017-18 season below! (more...)

HAPPY DAYS' Donny Most to Perform His Music at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Native New Yorker Don (donny) Most is going to be at The Metropolitan Room on Sept 9 at 7 p.m. performing his music. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at FLIGHT OF THE MONARCH, Premiering This Week at Gloucester Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Gloucester Stage Company continues its 38th season of professional theater on Cape Ann with the world premiere of Jim Frangione's Flight of the Monarch from September 8 through September 30 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

Henry Christensen III Retires as Chairman of TFANA's Board
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Theatre for a New Audience has announced the retirement of Henry Christensen III as Chairman of the Theatre's Board, a position he has held since 2012, due to health reasons. Theodore C. Rogers and Robert Buckholz will succeed Mr. Christensen as TFANA's Chairman and Vice Chairman, respectively. Mr. Christensen will continue as a member of the Board of Directors. (more...)

BWW Review: National Tour of BEAUTIFUL Enchants Audiences at OKC Broadway
by Ronn Burton - Sep 30, 2017

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL is one of the increasingly common type of shows the jukebox musical yet, BEAUTIFUL raises the expectations of what a jukebox musical can be. The story revolves around Carole King, whom Sarah Bockel portrays to gawky, effervescent perfection. BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL continues OKC Broadway's reputation of bringing in top-notch performances to Oklahoma City. (more...)

The Round Barn Theatre to Present Agatha Christie Murder Mystery THE MOUSETRAP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

It's murder - pure and simple...and spine-tinglingly fun! Suspect everyone in this thrilling whodunit from the mind of Agatha Christie. (more...)

Samantha Barks and Steve Kazee to Walk Down the Street in Broadway's PRETTY WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Producer Paula Wagner announces a new musical based on one of the most beloved romantic comedies of all time, Garry Marshall's PRETTY WOMAN, which will arrive on Broadway following its World Premiere stage production in Chicago in the spring of 2018. (more...)

David Lutken Ropes Return to THE WILL ROGERS FOLLIES at Goodspeed in 2018; 3 Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Last night during an exclusive member event, Michael Gennaro, Goodspeed's Executive Director, announced three terrific titles on track for next season. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: The Earth Moved For The Australian Premiere of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL At Sydney's Lyric Theatre
by Jade Kops - Sep 25, 2017

The all Australian cast of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, led by the outstanding Esther Hannaford as Carole King, recreate the original production that has been seen on Broadway and the West End, infusing an energy and lightness to the incredibly beautiful and brilliant expression of the true story of Carole King and her closest friends. (more...)

Jason Gotay to Play Title Role in ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH at Laguna Playhouse; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham, Executive Director Ellen Richard and Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) have announced that Kira Kosarin (three-time Kid's Choice Award-nominee of Nickelodeon's hit show 'The Thundermans'), Jason Gotay (World Premiere of Stephen Schwartz's The Prince Of Egypt, title role of Broadway's Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), Barry Pearl ('Grease') and Josh Adamson (Big Fish, Taboo) are set to star in Lythgoe Family Panto's ALADDIN AND HIS WINTER WISH. (more...)

KRIS KRINGLE THE MUSICAL, Featuring Cathy Rigby & Pamela Myers, to Bring Christmas Magic to Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

Launch the holiday season with KRIS KRINGLE The Musical. Featuring Tony Award nominees Cathy Rigby (Peter Pan, Seussical) and Pamela Myers (Company, Into the Woods), KRIS KRINGLE The Musical plays two performances, Friday, November 24 at 3PM and 8PM, at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street, NYC). (more...)

Leigh Barrett to Lead SOUVENIR at the Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Spiro Veloudos remounts one of his favorite productions in celebration of his 20 years as Producing Artistic Director. (more...)

DIRTY DANCING ¬Ė THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE North American Tour Finds Its 'Johnny' and 'Baby'; Cast, Dates Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage will officially open a new production and North American tour at the Harris Center in Folsom, CA, October 5 - 7. (more...)

Cast Set for DIRTY DANCING North American Tour, Coming to State Theatre Next June
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

After three successful years on tour boasting numerous sold out engagements, this new adaptation of the worldwide smash-hit film, currently celebrating its 30th Anniversary, will continue to dazzle in more than 50 markets in North America, including the Lehigh Valley at The State Theatre on June 21 and June 22, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: FLIGHT OF THE MONARCH Makes World Premiere at Gloucester Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017

Gloucester Stage Company continues its 38th season of professional theater on Cape Ann with the world premiere of Jim Frangione's Flight of the Monarch from September 8 through September 30 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. (more...)

BWW Review: Blake McIver Makes BARBRA: THE CONCERT His Own at the Laurie Beechman
by Troy Frisby - Sep 1, 2017

From the minute BLAKE SINGS BARBRA: THE CONCERT began, Blake McIver truly tapped into-and never lost-the magic in Barbra Streisand's music. (more...)

Break Out Your Toga! FORUM Returns to Burbank Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

The Tony Award-winning musical comedy A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum hits the Garry Marshall Theatre stage, following Ovation Recommended play Master Class. (more...)

Angela Ingersoll to Star as 'Judy Garland' in END OF THE RAINBOW at La Mirada Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the second show of its 2017-2018 season, and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre, with Angela Ingersoll starring as Judy Garland in END OF THE RAINBOW by Peter Quilter, featuring musical direction by Jon Steinhagen and directed by Michael Matthews. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars and Lythgoe Family Panto have announced that John O'Hurley of Seinfeld and Broadway's CHICAGO, and Lauren Taylor of Disney's Best Friends Whenever, will be joining the cast starring as 'The King of Houston' and 'Princess Aurora'! (more...)

Anna Shaffer, Pauline McLynn, and More Join Age-Blind Production of DAISY PULLS IT OFF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

A ripping revival of Denise Deegan's Olivier Award-winning, festive heart-warmer Daisy Pulls It Off is set to wrap up Park Theatre's 2017 season. This affectionate parody of 1920s boarding schoolgirl novels, directed by Paulette Randall MBE, will feature a truly diverse ensemble cast. (more...)

Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams to Star in Staged Reading of FEAR AND MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH at CSC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Founding Artistic Director Steve Maler is pleased to welcome the return of Brooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub to the Sorenson stage for the staged reading of Bertolt Brecht's drama Fear and Misery in the Third Reich. (more...)

BWW Review: Rebecca Taichman Delves Into Serialism With J.B. Priestley's TIME AND THE CONWAYS
by Michael Dale - Oct 11, 2017

When J.B. Priestley's absorbing and poetic drama, Time and the Conways premiered on the West End in 1937, you couldn't blame London audiences if they felt a bit wistful observing the playwright's wealthy Yorkshire characters feeling carefree and invincible as they emerged from the so-called War To End All Wars picturing nothing but Happy Days ahead. (more...)

Andrew Keenan-Bolger Tapped for Title Role in KRIS KRINGLE THE MUSICAL at The Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

KRIS KRINGLE The Musical has found its Kris Kringle and Mrs. Claus! ...Broadway's Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Tuck Everlasting, Newsies) and Kim Crosby (Into the Woods, Guys & Dolls) will play Kris Kringle and Mrs. Claus, respectively, in the original holiday musical, featuring previously announced Tony Award nominees Cathy Rigby (Peter Pan, Seussical) and Pamela Myers (Company, Into the Woods). (more...)

LIFE COULD BE A DREAM to Bring '60s Doo-Wop to Millbrook Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The Board of Directors and Artistic Director, David E. Leidholdt, are thrilled to launch their 54th season with the premier of a new musical from the writer of the smash-hit sensation, The Marvelous Wonderettes, Life Could Be a Dream written by Roger Bean, opening June 9, 2017 on the Ryan Main Stage. (more...)

It's Back to the '90s in New Netflix Series EVERYTHING SUCKS!
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Netflix, the world's leading internet TV network, has ordered ten episodes of EVERYTHING SUCKS! A quirky, funny coming of age story that follows two groups of high school misfits, Everything Sucks! follows an A/V club and a Drama club who collide in 1996 Oregon. (more...)

Ron Howard Teases Musical Versions of PARENTHOOD & Current Trump Presidency
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Speaking on stage at Cannes Lions today, award-winning director Ron Howard chatted about his upcoming stage projects and teased that there was one subject he'd love to see dramatized on the Broadway stage. (more...)

Robert Icke's Acclaimed Almeida Production of MARY STUART Transfers to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out season at the Almeida in 2016-17, Robert Icke's new adaptation of Mary Stuart transfers to the Duke of York's Theatre in London's West End from Saturday 13 January for a limited run. (more...)

Donald Sanders Releases The Wonder Woman Lynda Carter Photo Book
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

ABC-TV still photographer, Donald Sanders has released his third photo book this week. His newest subject is the beautiful 70s icon, Lynda Carter. The Wonder Woman Lynda Carter Photo Book is a 66-page book containing a treasure trove of never before seen Lynda Carter images take by Sanders during the . These images capture the young actress as she beings her reigns as Wonder Woman during her very first press junket and beyond. (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...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for RSC's QUEEN ANNE in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Today, rehearsal images have been released for the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Queen Anne. The production stars Romola Garai as Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough and Emma Cunniffe as Queen Anne. Scroll down for a look at the company in rehearsal! (more...)

Melbourne Theatre Company and Queensland Theatre Present NOISES OFF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

Following a hugely popular Brisbane season, Melbourne Theatre Company and Queensland Theatre's co-production of Noises Off will ignite even the chilliest of winter days and have audiences in stitches when it opens on Wednesday 12 July at Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- A Woman's Wit
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 6, 2017

BWW speaks to the creator of A Woman's Wit, Wisdom and Pratfalls ahead of its run at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Re-Recording Mixer Anna Behlmer Honored with CAS Career Achievement Award
by Movies News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Cinema Audio Society President Mark Ulano, CAS, announced that the organization will honor multiple CAS and Oscar¬ģ nominated Re-Recording Mixer Anna Behlmer with the Cinema Audio Society's highest accolade, the CAS Career Achievement Award (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Rock Pittsburgh CLO for the First Time This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO presents the rock 'n roll hit MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for the first time, August 8 - 13 at the Benedum Center. (more...)

Garry Marshall Theatre Announcs 2017-2018 Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Artistic Directors Joseph Leo Bwarie and Dimitri Toscas have set the 2017-2018 Inaugural Season at the newly established nonprofit Garry Marshall Theatre in Burbank. (more...)

Bryan Fenkart and Emily Walton to Star in Goodspeed's New Musical DARLING GRENADINE; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The world of a charming songwriter is on the rocks in Daniel Zaitchik's contemporary new musical Darling Grenadine. (more...)

THE SIMPSONS Contributing Writer Gary Apple Will Debut New Irreverent Holiday Musical at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Gary Apple, who has served as a contributing writer on hit comedy series such as "The Simpsons," will debut his new irreverent holiday musical Christmas In Hell during this summer's New York Musical Festival. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 9, 2017
by - Aug 9, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

MAMMA MIA!, ANNIE and More Set for Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres has announced its 2018 seven show repertory season. It includes 'Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, and Something Red!' (more...)

An Evening of DIRTY DANCING Announces New Tour Cast For Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show will embark on a UK tour in September starring Julian Essex-Spurrier and Lucy Jane Adcock. Now in its 7th consecutive year the show is a fully choreographed, highly interactive concert celebration of the music from the iconic movie. (more...)

Don Most & Robert Wuhl to Headline THE SUNSHINE BOYS at Judson Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Don Most and Robert Wuhl headline the cast of Neil Simon's The Sunshine Boys at Judson Theatre Company (Morgan Sills, Executive Producer and Daniel Haley, Artistic Director). (more...)

Garry Marshall Theatre Presents MASTER CLASS Starring Carolyn Hennesy
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

The Garry Marshall Theatre is proud to present the Tony Award-winning Master Class, the first production of its Inaugural Season. Written by Terrence McNally, directed by Artistic Director Dimitri Toscas, and starring the Emmy-winning Carolyn Hennesy, this rich and vivid comedic play the New York Times calls "zestfully entertaining" will play a limited run September 22 through October 22. (more...)

Cal Shakes Closes Season with MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

California Shakespeare Theater finishes its 43rd Season with Measure for Measure in our first-ever co-production with Santa Cruz Shakespeare. (more...)

Shakespeare's HAMLET Extends at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The Old Globe today announced due to popular demand, that William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, has now been extended through September 22.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Stage and Screen Personalities Gather To Save Lives
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

On Saturday, August 19th, members of LA County Sheriffs Dept, The Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 70 in Malibu, along with several concerned celebrities gathered on the Pacific Coast Highway to raise awareness of the dangers of Drowsy Driving by taking positions at the corner adjacent to the firehouse to hand out informational materials and samples of Alert Drops ( to drivers and pedestrians. (more...)

Commonwealth Shakespeare's 'Shakespeare and the Law' Series to Continue with MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC), in collaboration with the Boston Lawyers' Chapter of the Federalist Society, will present its annual Shakespeare and the Law series, focusing this fall on Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, directed by CSC's Associate Artistic Director Adam Sanders and produced by McCarter & English partner Daniel J. Kelly.  (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents Teri Bibb in ONCE UPON A SONG
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

Celebrate the singers and songs of the silver screen when Broadway leading lady TERI BIBB debuts her new concert ONCE UPON A SONG as part of the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company. Bibb's soaring soprano has thrilled audiences across the continent and throughout the world. In addition to performing on Broadway and tour as Christine in The Phantom of the Opera (more than 1,000 performances), she has given a command performance at the White House, on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," and on the stages of Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall and London's Royal Albert Hall, (more...)

Frenchie Davis to Star in AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Directed by Ken Page, at La Mirada Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the first show of its 2017-2018 season, and the 40th anniversary of the iconic theatre with American Idol's Frenchie Davis starring in AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', with music by Thomas 'Fats' Waller, conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr. and Murray Horwitz, musical direction by Christopher Troy, choreography by Jeffrey Polk and directed & staged by Ken Page - an original cast member of the 1978 Broadway premiere! (more...)

US - Presents 'People Like Us' Podcast Episode 3 Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The duo from Mexico and London, US are back with their third episode in their podcast series 'People Like Us', which is released on the first Friday of every month. This third episode includes a great selection of some of the finest EDM tracks at the moment from the likes of David Guetta, Hardwell, Atmozfears, M Bronx, Kaaze, Jonathan Mendelsohn, Kill The Buzz and Maddix and tracks of their very own. US are once again showcasing their taste in music and are proving why they are becoming a huge success within EDM to the Dance music scene. Their recent releases such as 'Blinded By Love' and their latest 'Evolution EP' are demonstrating their skills of mesmerizing melodies, sublime sound design, infectious beats and energetic Progressive infused Big Room vibes which light up every club in which they are played in. (more...)

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