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Elliot Martin, Broadway Producer of Shows Starring Ingrid Bergman, Rex Harrison, Al Pacino and More, Dies at 93
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Elliot Martin, renowned Broadway producer and Tony Award winner passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21st, In Connecticut, surrounded by his family. He was 93. (more...)

PLANET CONNECTIONS THEATRE FESTIVITY 2017: 40 Plays in 28 Days Honoring 31 Charities Starts in June
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017

Planet Connections changes the landscape of New York theatre this year. The award-winning Planet Connections Theatre Festivity runs June 12 - July 9, 2017 at The Clemente, 107 Suffolk Street, NYC. WWW.PLANETCONNECTIONS.ORG (more...)

BWW Morning Brief May 25th, 2017 - THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 25, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: The new musical THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR bows tonight at Abingdon! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Chicago You Might Have Missed 5/19 - Shakespeare in Love and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Chicago You Might Have Missed 5/19 - Shakespeare in Love and More! (more...)

NEXT TO NORMAL, THE INVISIBLE HAND Top 2017 Connecticut Theater Critics Circle Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

TheaterWork's production of the musical "Next to Normal" led the nominations for the 27th annual Connecticut Critics Circle Awards event to be held Monday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart University's Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts in Fairfield. (more...)

Palace Theater to Offer Guided History Tours
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Friday June 9 is the next opportunity to take a journey through 94 years of a theater that is on the National Register of Historic Places In Connecticut during the Waterbury Palace Theater's monthly tour from 11a.m. to 12:30p.m. Admission is $5.00 per person and tickets can be purchased online at www.palacetheaterct.org, by phone at 203-346-2000, or in person at the Box Office, 100 East Main St. in Waterbury. Groups larger than ten people are asked to contact the Box Office to book their reservations in advance. Other tour dates during the summer are: Saturday, August 12 (more...)

Where Are They Now? ANNABELLE FOX
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 6, 2017

Among such actors is Annabelle Fox, a graduate of the Belmont University Musical Theatre program, now living in Inwood, New York City, with her husband Douglas Waterbury-Tieman (also a Belmont grad), whom she met in school. (more...)

Hearst Acquires Print, Digital and Local Media Assets of 21st Century Media Newspaper, LLC, Including the New Haven Register
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

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BWW Cabaret's PUTTING IT TOGETHER: GUTLESS & GRATEFUL - Finding the Songs & Stories
by Cabaret Creators - Jun 30, 2017

This post is part of PUTTING IT TOGETHER, a new monthly series of narratives from artists putting together cabaret shows in New York. Each edition will be written (or told to BroadwayWorld) by the show's creator, and consists of three to four parts about the show's conception, creative process, and execution. (more...)

The Rose Theater's Stephanie Jacobson Attends 2017 National Puppetry Conference at the O'Neill
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Stephanie Jacobson, a Teaching Artist and the Director of Youth Productions at The Rose Theater was one of six select participants invited to work with Ronnie Burkett in a 3-day preconference for the 2017 National Puppetry Conference hosted by the Eugene O'Neill TheaterCenter In Connecticut this past June. (more...)

CTC to Present Community Theatre Premiere of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Connecticut Theatre Company will host the community theatre premiere of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, opening Friday, July 7th! (more...)

BRIC presents PILOBOLUS as Part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival is pleased to present a free performance by the world-renowned and ever-creative dance company, Pilobolus, on Thursday, July 6. The performance will take place at the Prospect Park Bandshell (9th St. & Prospect Park West), is free to the public (with a suggested $5 contribution at the gate) and begins at 8:00 P.M. (more...)

Colorway To Perform At Brooklyn's Lantern Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

"You gotta hear this band!" was what Peter Holsapple (The dB's/REM) had to say about Colorway when the two played together in Raleigh, NC this past April.  (more...)

Pantochino Announces 2017-18 Season Featuring Four New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc. has announced its exciting 2017/18 season which includes three original musicals for family audiences, a Teen Theatre production and the third season of it's Nite Spot Nights series produced in conjunction with the Milford Arts Council. (more...)

BWW Interview: Stephen Mark Lukas: Chemistry?...Yeah, Chemistry!
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - Jun 24, 2017

'There's this line in the show that I think is key to understanding Sky and Sarah's romance. 'Chemistry?' she asks, and he says, 'Yeah, chemistry.' The message is that when that connection between two people happens, it doesn't really matter what you've predicted for yourself. What's real is the chemistry, not the intellectual idea. Sky Masterson and Sarah Brown each have qualities the other is lacking, and together they fill in the gaps.' The speaker is the charismatic young actor, Stephen Mark Lukas, who will be making his Maine State Music Theatre debut in his first ever performances as the suave gambler Sky Masterson in Frank Loesser Guys and Dolls, which runs at the Pickard Theater from June 28-July 15. (more...)

BWW Interview: Alan Rosen Owner of JUNIORS RESTAURANTS AND BAKERY
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 23, 2017

Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Alan Rosen, the man behind the extraordinary success of Junior's Restaurants and bakery with three locations in New York City including two in the Times Square area. (more...)

Sharon Playhouse Sets Star-Studded Casts for 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Sharon Playhouse has announced complete casting for its 2017 Season. The season kicks off with MINOR CHARACTER: SIX TRANSLATIONS OF UNCLE VANYA, created by New Saloon (Morgan Green, Madeline Wise, and Milo Cramer), followed by FAR AWAY by Caryl Churchill (Love and Information). The season will conclude with a new, intimate chamber production of Meredith Willson's THE MUSIC MAN. In a shift that begins this season, Morgan Green (William Shakespeare's Mom) will direct all three productions, showcasing the talents and range of the rising director. (more...)

Tony Winner Honors Late Wife by Raising $1 Million for Pancreatic Cancer Research
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

The Tony Award-winning family of star James Naughton raised $1 million to fund a groundbreaking new pancreatic cancer study in honor of his late wife who passed away from the disease. (more...)

VIDEO: 'Shake the Blues Away' Inside the Studio with HOLIDAY INN; Original Broadway Cast Album Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Ghostlight Records has released the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn in digital formats today, Friday, June 2. The CD version will be available online and in stores on Friday, July 21. The album will feature a 16-page full color booklet with a synopsis and liner notes from Ted Chapin, President of Rodgers & Hammerstein, an Imagem Company. Go inside the recording studio for the album in the video below! (more...)


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Danbury's Musicals at Richter to Open 33rd Season with INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Musicals at Richter (MAR), celebrating its 33rd season as the longest-running outdoor theater In Connecticut, kicks off the summer June 16 with 'Into the Woods,' James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's epic Tony Award-winning musical take on intertwining fairy tales, fervent wishes and the challenges of life beyond 'happily ever after.' (more...)

BWW Review: BPO BROADWAY COMEDY TONIGHT! at KLEINHAN'S MUSIC HALL
by Michael Rabice - Jun 12, 2017

Broadway Trio Joins BPO for a COMEDY TONIGHT! The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's Pop Series concluded with a robust program entitled BROADWAY COMEDY TONIGHT! Packed with gems from Broadway's hey day to present day blockbusters, the varied program allowed it three soloists to shine. (more...)

TheatreWorks New Milford to Present ZOMBIE PROM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

On July 14, TheatreWorks New Milford will open Zombie Prom, a musical by John Dempsey and Dana P. Rowe. (more...)

ZOMBIE PROM Opens Friday 7/14 at TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

On Friday, July 14, TheatreWorks New Milford will premiere the 1950's rock musical Zombie Prom by John Dempsey and Dana P. Rowe,   The curtain goes up at 8:00 p.m. on a four week run with an opening night ice cream sundae party after the show. (more...)

Playhouse on Park Turns Up The Heat With MAMA D's Hot Summer Nights
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

???????If you thought August in West Hartford couldn't get any hotter, you haven't been to Playhouse on Park for MAMA D's Hot Summer Nights! Shows are August 18 & 19 at 8pm, August 24 at 7:30pm, and August 25 & 26 at 8pm.   MAMA D and her sultry entertainers are back by popular demand and are ready to turn up the heat with a night of dance, comedy and live music. The performance will be steamy with just enough costumes to make it legal. This event is for grown-ups only, ages 18 and up! (more...)

Claire DeLiso Named Inaugural Burry Fredrik Design Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

The Burry Fredrik Foundation has announced a new commitment to launching the careers of graduates from the Yale School of Drama Design Departments with the establishment of the Burry Fredrik Design Fellowship. Set designer Claire DeLiso, who received her MFA this past spring, is the first recipient. (more...)

Stephanie Blythe Joins Tanglewood's DAS RHEINGOLD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

On Saturday, July 15, at 8 p.m., BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in one of the great highlights of the 2017 Tanglewood season: the orchestra's first-ever complete concert performance of Wagner's epic Das Rheingold, the first of the four dramas from Wagner's masterpiece Der Ring des Nibelungen, and a tour de force milestone for the festival. (more...)

Danbury's Musicals at Richter to Continue 33rd Season with SEUSSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Musicals at Richter (MAR), celebrating 33 seasons as the longest-running outdoor theater In Connecticut, continues its 2017 offerings with 'Seussical,' the effervescent musical featuring the beloved characters and stories of Dr. Seuss, which plays July 28 - August 12. (more...)

VIDEO: Go Inside the Studio with the Cast and Creative Team Behind Broadway's HOLIDAY INN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn is available now on CD, online and in stores, via Ghostlight Records. Check out a special new 'Making of the Cast Album' video, featuring exclusive footage from the recording session and stage production, plus commentary from the cast and creative team, below! (more...)

STAGES Festival of New Musicals Streaming Live
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

A twenty-year musical theatre tradition will be streamed live for the first time this year.  New Musicals Inc. will host the 20th STAGES FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS from July 28th through July 30th in North Hollywood, and streamcast it across the globe. (more...)

Dana Smith-Croll, George E. Salazar and Marilyn Sokol to Star in RAGING SKILLET at TheaterWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

TheaterWorks announced final casting today for RAGING SKILLET by Jacques Lamarre the 5th show of TheaterWorks 31st Season. (more...)

Lori Loughlin to Star in New Limited Series of GARAGE SALE MYSTERY Movies
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Jennifer Shannon (Lori Loughlin) discovers not only does she have a knack for finding garage sale treasures but that these found treasures also lead to foul play. Follow the clues with Jennifer (Loughlin) as Hallmark Movies & Mysteries uncovers four new original mysteries. The network's highly-rated GARAGE SALE MYSTERY series becomes a limited series every Sunday in August (more...)

Terri White, Santino Fontana, Kristy Cates and More Featured on New MAD ABOUT THE BOY Cast Album, Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

ASCAP Award-winning writer/director Chip Deffaa is releasing a second cast album of his show 'Mad About the Boy' today. The new album - which follows on the heels of the cast album of his recently released 13th Street Theater production - mixes performances by stars of Deffaa's original festival production, plus some very special surprise guests. (more...)

MotorCity Casino Hotel Welcomes Lisa Lampanelli
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

MotorCity Casino Hotel welcomes comedian Lisa Lampanelli to Sound Board on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. Lisa Lampanelli is a controversial stand-up comedian known for her outrageous pot shots at celebrities as well as for references to her own weight and sexuality. Born In Connecticut, Lampanelli built her career on the standup circuit in New York. Her acid wit and boisterous delivery has won many fans as well as the nickname "Comedy's Lovable Queen of Mean." (more...)

Free Staged Reading of CHAPTER TWO Comes to TheatreWorks New Milford
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

On Thursday, July 27, at 7:30 p.m., TheatreWorks New Milford will host a FREE staged reading of Neil Simon's comedy of love and loss, Chapter Two. (more...)

STAGES Festival of New Musicals Streaming Live
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

A twenty-year musical theatre tradition will be streamed live for the first time this year. New Musicals Inc. will host the 20th STAGES FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS from July 28th through July 30th in North Hollywood, and streamcast it across the globe. (more...)

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance Expands Its Postgraduate Programme
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Rose Bruford College, one of London's leading drama schools, is to expand its postgraduate programme with a very particular international flavour. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16
by Audition Roundup - Jul 16, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 16, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)

BWW Review: JUNIORS RESTAURANT Now Open on Broadway at 49th Street for Delicious NY Faves and More
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 14, 2017

Fans of Junior's Restaurant really have something to celebrate. The newest location on Broadway at 49th Street offers a menu of their renowned classics in a spacious, vibrant setting with generous seating. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Musical WHO ARE YOU? to Premiere at Midtown International Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Three famous imposters. One mysterious host. 500 identities. WHO ARE YOU?, a new original musical about three world-renowned imposters, is making its world premiere at the Midtown International Theatre Festival this August. (more...)

New Musical WHO ARE YOU? to Premiere at Midtown International Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Three famous imposters. One mysterious host. 500 identities. WHO ARE YOU?, a new original musical about three world-renowned imposters, is making its world premiere at the Midtown International Theatre Festival this August. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Presents AH, WILDERNESS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

'The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayam!'  That's the best of all!  'A jug of wine, a loaf of bread, and thou beside me singing in the wilderness,' announces seventeen-year old Richard, defending his choice of literature to his parents. His letters to seventeen-year-old Muriel contain quotes from Khayam and Swinburne. (more...)

Danbury's Musicals at Richter Continues 33rd Season with WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

Musicals at Richter (MAR), celebrating its 33rd season as the longest-running outdoor theater In Connecticut, continues its summer season with 'West Side Story,' the explosive musical retelling of the Romeo and Juliet story set against the backdrop of rival street gangs in 1950s New York City. Staged on the grounds of the Richter Arts Center in Danbury July 7 through 22, performances take place outdoors under the stars Friday through Sunday evenings at 8:30 p.m., with additional specially discounted performances on Thursday, July 13 and 20. (more...)

Tanglewood OPERA GALA PROGRAM Begins 8/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

On Saturday, August 26, at 8 p.m. soprano Kristine Opolais and bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel join BSO Music Director Andris Nelsons, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the Tanglewood Festival Chorus for an evening of opera and song,including Act II of Puccini's Tosca. In addition to Ms. Opolais in the title role and Sir Bryn as Scarpia, the Tanglewood Festival performance of Tosca will feature tenor Russell Thomas as Cavaradossi, bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel as Scarpia, tenor Matthew DiBattista as Spoletta, and baritone Douglas Williams as Sciarrone (in his BSO debut). Ms. Opolais and Sir Bryn recently performed Tosca in concert together at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod on July 4, 2017, under conductor Gareth Jones. (more...)

The Fountain Theatre Presents Mother-Daughter Tale RUNAWAY HOME
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Sometimes what you're searching for is right where you started. The Fountain Theatre presents a powerful, funny and deeply moving mother-daughter story byJeremy J. Kamps. Multiple award-winning Shirley Jo Finneyreturns to the Fountain to direct the world premiere of Runaway Home for a Sept. 16 opening. (more...)

Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, August 6, 2017
by - Aug 3, 2017

Get all the scoop on 60 MINUTES, airing on CBS on Sunday, August 6, 2017! (more...)

FRIDAY 5 (+1): THE SECRET GARDEN's Maya Riley and Holly Hill
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 11, 2017

Maya Riley and Holly Hill take on roles in the lushly-scored musical, performing for hometown audiences who have wondered what they have been up to in college, showing off their talents in director Tim Larson's cast, offering a glimpse into their creative processes and their personal and professional growth in the theater. (more...)

Erin Durant Premieres Video for 'Old Soul'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Brooklyn-via-New Orleans songwriter¬†Erin Durant¬†has premiered a video for the song ¬ďOld Soul¬Ē today via¬†BrooklynVegan¬†¬Ė share via¬†YouTube¬†¬Ė to celebrate two Brooklyn performances (more...)

NMI Live-Streams 20th STAGES Festival of New Musicals for the First Time
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

A 20-year musical theatre tradition was streamed live for the first time this year. (more...)

Atlantic For Kids to Present New York Premiere of POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld JR - Aug 1, 2017

Atlantic for Kids' 2017-2018 Season will open Saturday, September 16 with the family musical Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical, inspired by Ruby Bridges and the Little Rock Nine featuring music by Greg Borowsky and Douglas Lyons, lyrics and concept by Douglas Lyons, book by Melvin Tunstall III and direction by Tamilla Woodard. (more...)

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