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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/9/2018
by - Jun 9, 2018's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/9/2018. (more...)

NATIVE GARDENS to Tour to 4 Community Partner Venues
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

???????The Globe is happy to announce that the Globe for All Tour will continue to bring shows to the community in 2018, with support provided by Theatre Forward's Advancing Strong Theatre grant program. Following the Globe engagement of Karen Zacarias's hilarious comedy directed by Edward Torres, Native Gardens will travel June 28 through July 1 to four of our community partner venues for free performances in South Bay, Lemon Grove, Otay Mesa, and Oceanside. Developed in the 2017 Powers New Voices Festival, it runs through June 24 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, and then hits the road! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Patrick Page Shares His Personal Struggle with Depression; Reflects on Deaths of Kate Spade & Anthony Bourdain
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

The suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have left many people baffled. How could two people who seemed to have it all, who showed no external signs of despair, who brought so much joy to others, take their own lives? (more...)

Roar in the Woods Theatre Company Brings DEAD TALKS to Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

DEAD Talks is TED Talks for the recently departed - and those carrying a lot of emotional baggage! (more...)

Anna Jordan's New Play THE UNRETURNING Will Have Its World Premiere At Theatre Royal Plymouth And Tour The UK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Today Frantic Assembly announces its tour dates of The Unreturning, a brand new co-production with Theatre Royal Plymouth. Telling the interwoven stories of three men coming home from war, this new work by Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting winner Anna Jordan will be directed by Frantic Assembly associate director Neil Bettles and marks the 10th anniversary of Frantic Assembly's award-winning Ignition training programme. The Unreturning will have its world premiere at Theatre Royal Plymouth on 20 September 2018 before playing at various venues across the UK until 16 March 2019. Additional tour dates will be announced soon. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 18, 2018
by - Jun 18, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Watch a Recap of Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp
by Stage Tube - Jun 18, 2018

Kristin Chenoweth recently held her 4th annual Broadway Bootcamp, followed by the 2nd annual Kristi Awards. BroadwayWorld is giving you a look at the video that introduced the awards ceremony. (more...)

Photo Flash: LITTLE ROCK Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Little Rock recently celebrated their official opening night at The Sheen Center, check out the photos below! Six of the surviving members of "The Little Rock Nine".  In addition, the Mayor's Office proclaimed Thursday, June 14 as "Little Rock Day" and Carla Hoke-Miller (Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment) was on hand at the top of the show to read the Proclamation from the stage (more...)

Photo Flash: FIRST LOVE Opens at Cherry Lane
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Cherry Lane Theatre recently opened First Love, check out photos from the evening below! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 17, 2018
by - Jun 17, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Broadway Dancer, Harvey Evans
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 17, 2018

A dancer's life on Broadway can be limited, but, if you are Harvey Evans, your abilities have no boundaries. From his first Broadway credit in 1957's New Girls In Town, Harvey's incredible resume includes the original Broadway productions of West Side Story, Redhead, Gypsy, Hello Dolly, Anyone Can Whistle, George M, Our Town, The Boyfriend, Follies, Sextet, Barnum, Sunset Boulevard, and The Scarlet Pimpernel! (more...)

Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company Earns Recognition For Efforts Toward Gender Equity In Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2018

For the third time in four years, Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company (MU) has been received the 50/50 Applause Award by the International Centre for Women Playwrights (ICWP). The Award recognizes theaters that strive for gender equity in theatre by producing plays written in equal measure by women and men. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 16, 2018
by - Jun 16, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/16/2018
by - Jun 16, 2018's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 6/16/2018. (more...)

Original LGBTQ Musical SONATA 1962 Will Make Off-Broadway Debut At NYMF 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Award-winning playwright Patricia Loughrey and composer Thomas Hodges, whose critically acclaimed play Dear Harvey has been making waves across the nation since its debut in 2010, are thrilled to announce their original LGBTQ musical Sonata 1962 will making its Off-Broadway debut this August as part of the 2018 New York Musical Festival's (NYMF) Next Link Project. (more...)

Carole Cook, Carrie St. Louis, and More Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Free Monday Night Summer Shakespeare Film Screenings at The Old Globe this July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

The Old Globe will once again share some of its favorite Shakespearean cinema as a complement to its stage productions with the return of Free Monday Night Film Screenings, presented in conjunction with the 2018 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Curated by the Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and introduced by KPBS's "Cinema Junkie" Beth Accomando, the films include Fred Wilcox's Forbidden Planet on July 9, Ralph Fiennes's Coriolanus on July 16, Orson Welles's Othello on July 30, and Ian McKellen's Richard III on August 27. Admission is free. Seating for each film is first-come, first-served and by general admission. The line begins one hour before each screening. (more...)

Brief 6/15: Get a First Look at Barrington's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY and Irish Rep's ON A CLEAR DAY...and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 15, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Get a first look at Barrington Stage's The Royal Family of Broadway as well as Irish Rep's On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, and more! (more...)

Derek Hough: Live! The Tour Comes to Ovens Auditorium April 5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Ovens Auditorium will host Derek Hough: Live! The Tour on Friday, April 5 at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at, by phone at 800-745-3000, at all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Bojangles' Coliseum Box Office located at 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets cost between $50 and $85 (plus applicable service charges). (more...)

The Collier Announce New Track LOOSE HEARTS Produced By Ali Staton
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Southend on Sea's rising four piece The Collier have announced the release of their new single 'Loose Hearts', out June 15th. Listen to the single HERE. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - June 14, 2018
by - Jun 14, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on June 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Hayes Theatre's Smash Hit ASSASSINS Returns For An Amazing Encore Season Under The Sydney Opera House Sails.
by Jade Kops - Jun 14, 2018

Following a successful 2017 season at Hayes Theatre, Dean Bryant's (Director) brilliantly crafted production of ASSASSINS has opened for an encore season at the Sydney Opera House. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD on ABC - Sunday, July 8, 2018
by TV Scoop - Jun 14, 2018

Get all the scoop on CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD, airing on ABC on Sunday, July 8, 2018! (more...)

New Stages' HEROIC LIVES to Feature LGBT Seniors
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

The LGBTQ movement has had its heroes and heroines - the people who fought, and sometimes died, for the sake of liberation. Sometimes, it's the everyday people, living out lives in a non-accepting world, who are the real heroes. (more...)

STRUGGLEING Comedy Web Series Developed by USMC Combat Veteran Headed to Emmys
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

It was written in six days, filmed in 14 and produced for about $450. To call the web series 'Struggleing' an underdog for Emmy consideration is an understatement. (more...)

NEWSIES Comes To Lake City Playhouse From 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Disney's NEWSIES will dance onto the Lake City Playhouse Stage from August 3 to August 12 as part of the Christian Youth Theatre. (more...)

VIDEO: Brooklyn Academy Of Music (BAM) Announces 2018 Next Wave Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Brooklyn Academy Of Music's (BAM),  Next Wave Festival runs from October 3 through December 23 and comprises music, opera, theater, physical theater, dance, filmmusic, and performance art engagements in the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, BAM Harvey Theater, and BAM Fisher. This year's festival will be the final Next Wave curated by Melillo; he will also program BAM's 2019 WinterSpring season before stepping down at the end of 2018 after 35 years of artistic leadership at BAM. (more...)

BWW Previews: NEWSIES at White Theatre
by Alan Portner - Jun 14, 2018

Next up at the White Theatre is a joint production with Crown Center's Coterie Theatre of “Disney's Newsies;” a live stage musical version of the 1992 musical film. “Newsies” recalls the real-life newsboys' strike of 1899.    (more...)

BWW Review: THE FANTASTICKS at the Ritz
by Pati Buehler - Jun 14, 2018

The Ritz Theatre Co. has done it again with a rousing, creative version of a classic Broadway hit. (more...)

Jacob Harvey Leaves Greenhouse Theater Center as Artistic Director Position is Eliminated
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

According to the Chicago Tribune, Greenhouse Theater Center's Jacob Harvey will be exiting his position as the company's artistic director as the decision has been made to eliminate the role.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Shanice Williams, Stephanie Umoh & More in the Sheen Center's LITTLE ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

History called it heroism. They called it high school. Rebel Theatrical Management, LLC (Harvey Butler, producer), The Steward Family, in association with The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture, present the New York premiere of the new play Little Rock, written and directed by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj, now in performance for a limited engagement through September 8, 2018 at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture. Opening Night is June 14, 2018 at 7:00PM. Check out photos from the production below! (more...)

TLC's OUTDAUGHTERED and RATTLED Series Both Return Tuesday, July 10
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

 Bring on the babies! TLC kicks off the family fun with an OUTDAUGHTERED special two-hour premiere on Tuesday, July 10 at 8/9c, followed by RATTLED at 10/9c. Everything's changing for Danielle and Adam Busby, as America's first and favorite all-female quintuplets grow from babies to big girls, and their wise-beyond-her-years, older sister Blayke begins to explore new hobbies and tread her own path in the Busby household. With big-girl beds, potty training and pre-school separation looming, Danielle and Adam must manage the moods, mayhem and magic that is life in the Busby house! Then, TLC's candid parenting series RATTLED is back for its most dramatic season yet. Executive Produced by Flower Films' Drew Barrymore and Nancy Juvonen, the ten, one-hour episodes will follow five new and returning couples as they learn how to live as partners and parents. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE BAND'S VISIT Celebrates Tony Wins With Post-Show Jam Outside the Theatre
by Walter McBride - Jun 13, 2018

Last night, the Alexandria Ceremonial Police Band of the The Band's Visit took to the stage door for a celebratory post-show jam session to celebrate the show's 10 Tonys including Best Musical. BroadwayWorld got to catch the exciting concert, and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the Opening Night Cast Party For HALF TIME at Paper Mill
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 13, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Half Time, a new musical, with book by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin, music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and additional music by Marvin Hamlisch and Ester Dean. Half Time began performances May 31, 2018 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 1, 2018, at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ. Last night was the show's opening night. Check out photos from inside the cast's opening night cast party below! (more...)

Derek Hough: Live! The Tour Comes to the Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Following the sold-out successes of the Move Live on Tour and Move - Beyond - Live on Tour acclaimed shows, including multiple sellouts at large prestigious venues such as Radio City Music Hall, Derek Hough returns with a monumental experience for 2019 - DEREK HOUGH: LIVE! THE TOUR at Atlanta's Fox Theatre on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. From the EMMY award-winning mind of Derek Hough, the live dance show is the first-ever solo tour for the dynamo. The show features brand-new stage production, astounding versatility and, as always, Derek's magnetic stage presence. Fans will journey through a true fusion of dance and music, as Derek explores styles ranging from ballroom and tap to salsa and hop-hop and everything in between. (more...)

The Ninth Annual Soho International Film Festival Announces Full 2018 Schedule
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

With the SOHO International Film Festival #SOHO9 returning to NYC this Thursday, June 14th through Thursday, June 21st at Village East Cinemas (189 2nd Avenue on 12th Street) the full schedule of films has been announced! (more...)

DR. SEUSS'S THE LORAX Begins Performances at The Old Globe This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

The Old Globe, together with Children's Theatre Company (CTC), and in partnership with The Old Vic, today updated information for Dr. Seuss's The Lorax in its U.S. premiere. The production, based on the book The Lorax by Dr. Seuss, is adapted for the stage by David Greig (Artistic Director of Royal Lyceum Theatre Company; recent work: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Cover My Tracks) with music and lyrics written by Charlie Fink (front man/songwriter for the hit musical group Noah and the Whale, 2007-2015). (more...)

BWW Interview: Director Doug Engalla Talks RUMORS at Group Rep
by Don Grigware - Jun 12, 2018

A native of San Francisco, Doug Engalla first joined The Group Rep in 1997 as an Actor; while directing projects outside of the Company. In 2007, Doug's first full-length play as Director at the Group Rep was Arsenic and Old Lace, with Rumors being his seventh production as Director there. Other directorial projects included Harvey, A Nice Family Gathering, A Nice Family Christmas, Bless Me, Father (by late Playwright and Group Rep member, Craig Alpaugh); and four World Premieres in the Don't Hug Me musical comedy series by Phil Olson and Paul Olson. When did you first get interested in doing theatre or working on the stage? (more...)

Disney's NEWSIES to Play Final Performances at APAC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

???????Extra! Extra!!  There are only six more chances to catch the high-energy professional production of "Disney's NEWSIES the Musical" at Axelrod Performing Arts Center. A bona-fide Broadway hit, "NEWSIES" was inspired by the real-life Newsboys' Strike of 1899. Performances continue Wednesday, June 13 through Sunday, June 17. (more...)

CBC & Netflix Family Drama NORTHERN RESCUE Confirms Additional Casting As Production Begins
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

With production now underway in and around Parry Sound, Ontario, Don Carmody Television (DCTV) today revealed additional casting for new CBC and Netflix family adventure series NORTHERN RESCUE. (more...)

JoyFest Celebrates 25 Years at Carowinds; Kings Dominion Show Slated for July 14th
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

JoyFest at Carowinds has been delivering a Gospel celebration every spring for 25 years with some of the best names in the industry. More than 9,500 people attended the 25th anniversary event. Celebrating its silver anniversary on May 26, 2018, JoyFest-NC hosted award-winning Gospel greats - Fred Hammond, Tye Tribbett, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Anthony Brown & Group Therapy and break-out sibling group - The Walls Group. Gospel sensation VaShawn Mitchell and 6-year-old worship leaderCaleb Seranno made guest appearances as well, while comedian Bone Hampton carried on his tradition by serving as emcee for the day. (more...)

WGN America Picks Up Two New Detective Series, CARTER and GONE
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

WGN America unveiled two new originals today, exhibiting the full spectrum of the beloved detective procedural genre: lighthearted detective comedy “Carter,” starring Jerry O'Connell (“Billions”), Sydney Poitier Heartsong (“Chicago P.D.”) and Kristian Bruun (“Orphan Black”), and crime drama “Gone,” starring Chris Noth (“Sex and the City,” “Law & Order,” “The Good Wife”), Leven Ramblin (The Hunger Games) and Danny Pino (“CSI: Miami”). (more...)

WGN America Picks Up Two New Series, Showcasing the Light and Dark of Detective Procedurals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

WGN America Picks Up Two New Series, Showcasing the Light and Dark of Detective Procedurals (more...)

TODAY SHOW Wins Key A25-54 and A18-49 Demos
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

NBC News' TODAY was the number-one morning show last week, topping ABC's “Good Morning America,” in the key A25-54 and A18-49 demos. For 128 straight weeks, TODAY has won A25-54, delivering its best streak in nearly six years. Among A18-49, TODAY has been number-one for 148 consecutive weeks. (more...)

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule From 6/11-7/8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

NBC Shares Primetime Schedule From 6/11-7/8 (more...)

Photo Flash: KINKY BOOTS Welcomes Final Company; Closing Performance 12 January 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

A hit with audiences since it opened in September 2015, Kinky Boots, the winner of every major Best Musical award, will play its final performance at London's Adelphi Theatre on 12 January 2019. (more...)

Post-Punk Outfit Social Station Presents New Single TRY (CROSS MY HEART)
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Washington, DC-based post-punk darkwave outfit Social Station has announced their new maxi-single 'Try (Cross My Heart)', a dark upbeat yet melancholic track that gets under your skin similar to how Siouxsie and The Banshees pulled that off with 'Spellbound'. (more...)

Eccles Announces Derek Hough Live
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Live at the Eccles is excited to announce the return of Derek Hough to the Eccles Theater on Thursday, May 23rd. VIP tickets on sale now. Public on sale is Friday, June 15th at 10am. Tickets will be available for purchase online at, calling 801-355-2787 or visiting the Eccles Theater Box Office (Mon-Fri 10am-6pm & Sat 10am-2pm). The George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Theater is located at 131 Main Street in Salt Lake City.    (more...)

by Marina Kennedy - Jun 11, 2018

This Sunday it's all about the dads. The men in our lives would love to spend some time with you on Father's Day. We have some suggestions in and around the New York metro area for your day out. It's not all about food. Here's some fun ideas that work for all tastes and styles. (more...)

Derek Hough to perform at Fox Cities P.A.C.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Following the sold-out successes of the Move Live on Tour and Move - Beyond - Live on Tour acclaimed shows, including multiple sellouts at large prestigious venues such as Radio City Music Hall, DEREK HOUGH returns with a monumental experience for 2019 - DEREK HOUGH: LIVE! THE TOUR. (more...)

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