High School Musical on Tour

Running Time

Photo Flash: Theatre Wichita presents SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2017 Season, "Hollywood to Broadway: A Summer Festival of Musical Theatre" with a new rendition of the vibrant 1954 movie musical turned stage show Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, which opened June 28 in the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. The second of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is part of the organization's 46th season, which is also the 30th season for producing artistic director Wayne Bryan. (more...)

Principal Photography Begins On Musical Dramedy CRAZY FOR THE BOYS
by Movies News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

All For One Media Corp. (AFOM-OTCQB) has commenced shooting of their Musical Dramedy 'Crazy for the Boys' on location in Savannah Georgia. The movie complete with its 14 original songs and infectious choreography is aimed at the lucrative and underserved tween girl demographic. (more...)

Photo Flash: Red, White and Broadway Plays Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

75470Dream Theater Productions kicked off the Fourth of July weekend to a sold out audience! Red, White and Broadway celebrated the birth of our nation with selections from Assassins, Rags, Hair, George M, The Civil War, Ragtime and many others.  (more...)

ArtsBridge Foundation Welcomes Board Members Helen S. Carlos and Sam Olens
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

ArtsBridge Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Helen S. Carlos and Sam Olens to their Board of Directors. Both Carlos and Olens have a long history of civic engagement and community service. (more...)

Kravis Center Announces 'Dream Awards' for High School Musical Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is excited to announce its newest arts education program, the Kravis Center Dream Awards: Celebrating High School Musical Theater Excellence. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 3, 2017
by - Jul 3, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

10th Anniversary Gala Benefits ArtsBridge Foundation at Cobb Energy Centre on 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

ArtsBridge Foundation is celebrating Cobb Energy Centre's 10th Anniversary with an electrifying evening of music, entertainment and fun! Festivities include a reception emceed by Paul Milliken from FOX 5 Atlanta, a sumptuous dinner created by Nicholas Panter from Chef de Cuisine, and a performance of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Million Dollar Quartet. The Gala will take place at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on Thursday, September 21.  (more...)

Erika Henningsen, Taylor Louderman, Ashley Park and Kate Rockwell to Play 'The Plastics' in Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Musical; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Producers Lorne Michaels and Stuart Thompson have announced casting for the world premiere of the Broadway-bound new musical Mean Girls with a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey, based on her screenplay for the Paramount Pictures film; music by three-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Richmond; and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Nell Benjamin. Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw directs and choreographs. (more...)

They're So Fetch! Meet MEAN GIRLS' Plastics and Friends/Enemies!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

In celebration of today's announcement, we're rounding up past performances from the new cast so that you can meet the Plastics and friends/enemies! (more...)

21 Million Viewers Tune In to Simulcast Premiere of Disney's DESCENDANTS 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

In Live + 3 measurements, the simultaneous premiere of 'Descendants 2' (Friday, July 21, 2017, 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT) has now reached 21 million Total Viewers, including 8.1 million Kids 2-14 and 6.9 million Adults 18-49 on ABC, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Freeform, Lifetime and Lifetime Movies. (more...)

VIDEO: Lea Michele & Ashley Tisdale Cover Robyn's 'Dancing On My Own'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

On the latest edition of Ashley Tisdale's YouTube channel series  MUSIC SESSIONS, Lea Michele stops by for a duet of Robyn's 'Dancing On My Own.' Check out the stunning cover in the video below! (more...)

New Song Cycle A NEVER-ENDING LINE to Begin Off-Broadway Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

A Never-Ending Line, a new song cycle composed by Jaime Lozano (The Yellow Brick Road, Children of Salt), will make its New York debut at the Metropolitan Room on July 24th, 2017 followed by a full run Off-Broadway at The Players Theatre in Greenwich Village. (more...)

the young company Summer Festival Takes the Stage at Stoneham Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

???????The Summer Festival, August 10-20, 2017, is the culmination of 5 weeks of preparation by young company students and their professional Directors, Music Directors, Choreographers, Stage Managers, and Design Team. Performed by actors in grades 4-12, the young company Summer Festival includes 6 fully staged productions: family friendly Doctor Dolittle Jr., upbeat and classic High School Musical, and the quintessential Broadway musical Guys and Dolls. Our high school students continue the fun with the dazzling and ingenious Peter and the Starcatcher, hilarious toe-tapping The Drowsy Chaperone, and the powerful and political Cabaret. (more...)

Original Disney Movie DESCENDANTS 2 Amasses 13 Million Total Viewers
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

The Disney Channel Original Movie DESCENDANTS 2 reached an astounding 13 million Total Viewers with an unprecedented simultaneous premiere (Friday, July 21, 8:00 p.m. EDT) on Disney Channel, ABC, Disney XD, Freeform, Lifetime and Lifetime Movies as its telecast on Disney Channel was Friday's #1 scripted TV telecast in Total Viewers (5.3 million). (more...)

Interview: MAMMA MIA! Director Kathleen Marshall and Stars Lea DeLaria and Corbin Bleu Share Their Excitement About This Summer's Hollywood Bowl Musical Extravaganza
by Shari Barrett - Jul 21, 2017

This year, the Bowl's annual staged musical visits the 2001 international phenomenon about a young woman's plot to uncover the identity of her father among three of her mother's former loves, all of whom are invited to her wedding on a Greek island. But which man turns out to be her father and walks her down the aisle? Filled with ABBA's timeless songs, including 'Dancing Queen' and 'Voulez Vous,' get ready to have the time of your life July 28-29-30 seeing MAMMA MIA! at the Hollywood Bowl, directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall and conducted by David Holcenberg. Kathleen Marshall is one of Broadway's most celebrated artists. Honored numerous times for her work on stage and screen, she has won three Tony Awards (with six more nominations) and two Drama Desk Awards (four additional nominations). Marshall has also been nominated for both an Olivier and an Emmy. The MAMA MIA! production at the Hollywood Bowl marks her Los Angeles debut as a director/choreographer, and I recently was fortunate to speak with her, and stars Corbin Bleu and Lea DeLaria, about their excitement being involved in the musical extravaganza. (more...)

Des Moines Playhouse Performance Academy presents THE MUSIC MAN JR.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

The Des Moines Community Playhouse Performance Academy presents 'Meredith Willson's The Music Man Jr.,' July 28-29, 2017. Shows are on Friday, July 28, at 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM, and on Saturday, July 29, at 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM. Tickets are $10 all ages and can be purchased at dmplayhouse.com or at the Playhouse ticket office. (more...)

BWW Interview: Meet the Producers of DOG SEES GOD
by Erica Garcia - Jul 20, 2017

Interview with Executive Producers Joey Maya Safchik, Chandler David, Judy Durkin, and Charlotte Weinman of DOG SEES GOD at The Blank Theater (more...)

SOMETHING ROTTEN Rolls Into Starlight 7/25-30
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The completely original new musical Something Rotten! brings its rib-tickling North American tour to Starlight Theatre for six performances July 25-30. (more...)

Stars of DESCENDANTS 2 Join Director Kenny Ortega for ABC After-Party, 7/21
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson, Booboo Stewart and China Anne McClain – the stars of DESCENDANTS 2 the fantastical song and dance story about the teenage sons and daughters of Disney's most infamous villains – will make special appearances in a half-hour post-movie special, 'Descendants 2: ABC After-Party,' airing FRIDAY, JULY 21 (10:30 p.m. EDT), on ABC. (more...)

Superpop Kid's Artist Twinkle Wants Young & Old Alike to 'Just Dance'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

WIth mounting expectations, the summer countdown begins to build, marking every day until the September 15 release of Just Dance, an over-the-top-awesome collection of impetuous dance hits for kids and families from the award-winning Peruvian-American kindie music phenomenon known as Twinkle. (more...)

Williams Street Rep Showcases a Wide Range of Talent in GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

WSR, McHenry County's only professional theater company, brings bouncy Broadway fun to downtown Crystal Lake! (more...)

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita presents HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2017 Season, 'Hollywood to Broadway: A Summer Festival of Musical Theatre' by welcoming patrons to the 60s with a new version of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman's Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray, which runs July 12-16 in the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. The third of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Hairspray is part of the organization's 46th season, which is also the 30th season for producing artistic director Wayne Bryan. (more...)

Disney's NEWSIES, Starring Joey Barreiro and Daniel Quadrino, to Sell Papes at Pittsburgh CLO Soon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO will produce Disney's NEWSIES for the first time, July 18-23 at the Benedum Center. Inspired by the Newsboy Strike of 1899 and based on the cult-hit Disney film, NEWSIES tells a tale of strife and triumph with Tony Award-winning music, daring choreography and a touch of New York City grit. (more...)

Tisha Campbell-Martin, Hamish Linklater and Steven Weber Complete Cast of MAMMA MIA! at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Final casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Mamma Mia!, Friday, July 28, at 8 PM, Saturday, July 29, at 8 PM and Sunday, July 30, at 7:30 PM. The new cast members are Tisha Campbell-Martin as Tanya, Hamish Linklater as Harry and Steven Weber as Bill. (more...)

BWW Review: Donny & Marie are Delightfully Versatile and Entertaining in Sandy
by Tyler Hinton - Jul 12, 2017

Utah's beloved Osmond siblings Donny & Marie hit the stage of the Sandy Amphitheater on July 11, 2017 to launch their new tour. They gave a thoroughly entertaining show with high production values that was filled with nostalgia while remaining current and relevant. (more...)

HAMILTON's Stephanie Klemons presents [the art project]
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Katie's Art Project is proud to announce a new partnership with Music is Medicine. The two organizations will begin work this summer to facilitate connecting musicians with children facing terminal illnesses to write and record an original song in an effort to create a lasting legacy through art. (more...)

The Heat is On! MISS SAIGON Lands in Birmingham this Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Winner of a record-breaking nine Whatsonstage Awards 2015 including Best Show, Birmingham Hippodrome is thrilled to play host to Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON which lands in Birmingham for 9 weeks from 26 July - 23 Sept as part of a major new UK Tour. (more...)

Final Casting Announced for THE TOXIC AVENGER THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Final casting is announced today for the transfer to the Arts Theatre of the acclaimed rock musical, The Toxic Avenger The Musical. (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 - July 1, 2017
by - Jul 1, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak a Peek at Arielle Jacobs, JJ Caruncho, and More in Virginia Rep's IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

With a book by Quiara Alegria Hudes and music and lyrics by Hamilton creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, In The Heights features spirited characters, pulsing choreography, and an award-winning Latin hip-hop-infused score. Virginia Rep is remounting the original Broadway design, check out a preview below! (more...)

Music Theatre Philly Will 'Defy Gravity' with a Wicked Broadway Master Class
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Get ready for a very 'popular' afternoon of gravity-defying Broadway dance, singing, and acting! Music Theatre Philly, named 'Best of Philly' by Philadelphia Magazine, will be sponsoring a Wicked Broadway Master Class featuring Wicked cast member Lauren Haughton. The intensive behind-the-scenes look at one of Broadway's most popular musicals will take place on Thursday, August 24, 2017 at The Rock School (1101 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia). (more...)

Alfonso Casado dirigirá SIMPLY GERSHWIN en el Royal Festival Hall de Londres
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 8, 2017

El concierto sera un homenaje al compositor americano en el que se fusionara la musica y el baile en un espectaculo vibrante y tendra lugar en febrero de 2018. (more...)

Disney Channel Original Movie DESCENDANTS 2 Ranks as Top Cable TV Telecast
by TV News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Live + 7 Day ratings for the premiere of Disney's 'Descendants 2' made it the #1 cable TV telecast since the original 'Descendants' (July 31, 2015) in Total Viewers (10.9 million), all major youth Kids 2-11 (5.2 million/13.1 rating), Kids 6-11 (3.9 million/16.4 rating), Tweens 9-14 (3.5 million/14.4 rating), Kids 6-14 (5.3 million/14.8 rating) demographics and Adults 18-49 (3.0 million/2.3 rating). (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway's 'Rafiki' Tshidi Manye Kicks Off LION KING Sing-Along in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2017

In celebration of the upcoming THE LION KING in-home release, a special sing along screening hosted by The Walt Disney Studios and Fandango took place at the famed outdoor venue. The evening kicked off with a special musical performance by the sensational Tshidi Manye, who currently stars as Rafiki in the long-running Broadway production of THE LION KING. (more...)

WILDE ABOUT WHITMAN Gets Reading at Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2017

Go behind closed doors as a young Oscar Wilde gets more than he bargained for when he meets his idol, the legendary Walt Whitman, in a new play by David Simpatico, being given a reading by A Howl of Playwrights at Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre on Saturday evening August 19th. (more...)

Leslie Odom, Jr. Headlines Blumenthal's 25th Anniversary Season Kickoff
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Blumenthal Performing Arts will kick off its 25th Anniversary Season Nov. 14 at Belk Theater with "Celebrating Big Dreams" - an original show featuring Tony Award winner and Hamilton star Leslie Odom, Jr. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ken Davenport's Producing Perspective
by Christopher Castanho - Aug 2, 2017

Ken Davenport, Tony-Award winning Broadway producer, is gearing up for his next project 'Once on This Island' to hit the Great White Way this fall.  When not working on his four other shows on Broadway (Groundhog Day, Kinky Boots, and The Play That Goes Wrong) he writes a blog called 'The Producer's Perspective' giving up and coming theatre artists a behind the scenes look at his role in the industry. (more...)

Daniel Diges nominado a los Premios Bibi Ferreira por LES MISERABLES
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Aug 2, 2017

Estos galardones, ya en su quinta edición, destacan el trabajo de los profesionales de Teatro Musical en Brasil en la temporada 2016-2017. (more...)

Broadway Celebrates 10th Anniversary of High School Musical 2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Christopher Rice (Broadway's The Book of Mormon) directs this larger than life music video featuring songs from the hit Disney Channel Original Movie. High School Musical 2 debuted on television 10 years ago and it's time to relive your favorite moments from the film with this brand new tribute video. Featuring Direction by Rice, Broadway performers from Newsies, A Bronx Tale, Mean Girls, Amelie, Aladdin, and more come together to rock out Kenny Ortega's iconic steps from the film along with brand new choreography by Christopher Rice and Audra Bryant! You'll have a FABULOUS time! Check it out! (more...)

MISS SAIGON's Eva Noblezada Reveals How the Jimmy Awards Launched Her Broadway Career
by Danielle Ashley - Aug 2, 2017

Eva Noblezada is living the American dream. She may be just a Broadway baby, but after making her debut at the age of 21, the Miss Saigon star has earned a Tony Award nomination for her portrayal of Kim. (more...)

BrightSide Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak have just announced BrightSide Theatre's 2017-2018 Season. (more...)

GREASE Led By Pretty Little Liars' Janel Parrish To Play Toronto This November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Irregular Entertainment producers David Galpern and Charles Roy, announced today that they are producing a new production of Grease: The Musical starring Janel Parrish (Pretty Little Liars) as Sandy, Katie Findlay (How to Get Away with Murder) as Rizzo, and introducing Dylan S. Wallach (Summer Blink, (Blank) My Life) as Danny, directed by Josh Prince (Beautiful, The Carole King Musical; Shrek, The Musical), this fall at The Elgin & Winter Garden Theatre Centre, 189 Yonge Street, Toronto. Previews begin November 1, 2017, with Opening Night on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Tickets go on sale September 5, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: PROM KWEEN at Underbelly, Cowgate
by Adam Robinson - Aug 14, 2017

Cool kids, high school identity issues, a whole lot of singing and the starting of engines. Grease may have been the word, but hunty you are not in Rydell anymore. It is 2016 and while the world is in turmoil, the life of an American teenager is no smooth catwalk. Social outsider Matthew comes untucked when they decide it is time to step out the shadows and shine, by running for prom queen. (more...)

Photo Flash: Extra, Extra! NEWSIES Hits Wichita
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2017

Music Theatre Wichita concludes its 2017 Season, "Hollywood to Broadway: A Summer Festival of Musical Theatre" with the regional premiere of Disney's Newsies. The lively season finale has an extended run, with performances August 11-20 in the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. Newsies is part of the organization's 46th season, which is also the 30th season for producing artistic director Wayne Bryan, the final of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions. (more...)

Centennial High School Drama Department Presents A PLAY by Pantsuit Improv
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2017

Back in Toronto from just having performed at the Detroit Improv Festival, Pantsuit Improv (Honourable Mention, 2016 Summer Blockbuster Week competition) make their triumphant return to Bad Dog Theatre's Blockbuster Week with a brand-new original premise. (more...)

Vanessa Hudgens To Be Honored with #SeeHer Award at TEEN CHOICE 2017
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) has partnered with the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) to present TEEN CHOICE's first-ever #SeeHer Award to Vanessa Hudgens. (more...)

The Sweet Sounds of MOTOWN The Musical Will Fill Starlight Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Motown The Musical, the Tony Award-nominated tribute to the musical greats of the 1960s and '70s, brings its signature sound and American dream story to Starlight Theatre for six performances August 22-27. The acclaimed musical follows the true life story of Motown founder Berry Gordy Jr. on his journey from featherweight boxer to heavyweight music mogul. The man who founded Motown records in Detroit in 1959 went on to launch the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and so many more. (more...)

ArtsBridge Announces 2017-18 Field Trips, Master Classes & Family Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

As summer ends and school is back in session, teachers and parents are planning fall and winter activities. ArtsBridge Foundation invites you to include arts education experiences for your students and children by booking Field Trips, Master Classes and Family Series performances. (more...)

Enjoy Some BROADWAY ON THE BEACH on August 2nd in Grand Bend
by Lauren Gienow - Aug 1, 2017

On Wednesday evening at the beach in Grand Bend, four fantastic Canadian musical theatre performers will be serenading beach-goers with some popular Broadway tunes.The event is pay-what-you-can and is part of the 'Wednesdays Familiar Favourites' concert series. Check out the press release below for more information on the evening and the four performers involved! (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 307