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VIDEO: On This Day, January 9: IN THE HEIGHTS Says Adios to Broadway
by Stage Tube - Jan 9, 2018

Before there was Hamilton, there was Lin-Manuel Miranda's cutting edge musical masterpiece In the Heights. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez to Perform and Sign Debut Album 'Fearless' at Barnes and Noble
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Hamilton star MANDY GONZALEZ will celebrate Fearless - her remarkable debut solo recording bridging pop and R&B - with a special in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble on Monday, January 22 at 7:00 PM. The seven-track album is currently available in digital and streaming formats, in addition to physical CD online and in stores. The store is located at 150 East 86th Street, between Lexington and Third Avenues on the Upper East Side. Priority seating will be offered to customers who purchase the CD at the B&N Upper East Side store. Please call (212) 369-2180 for details. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of IT'S ONLY A PLAY at the Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Written by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, It's Only a Play is a celebration of theatre at its best and theatre people at their not-so-best. The show takes place on opening night of Peter Austin's new play. At the home of his wealthy producer, Peter is joined by his best friend, the show's aging starlet, the director, and a drama critic, as the unlikely group anxiously awaits the late-night newspaper reviews. It's Only a Play promises kooky characters and big laughs in a rare comedy that's as smart as it is funny! (more...)

Joe's Pub to Host 7th Installment of CastAndLoose Live!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Join CastAndLoose Live! for its 7th full-length installment to present CastAndLoose Live! Not So Buenos Aires on Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 7:00pm at Joe's Pub at the Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, NYC. Run time is approximately one hour. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards; CHICAGO Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards; Westerville's ANNIE Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

FST Announces NATIVE GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

FST continues the 2017-18 Winter Mainstage Season with the culture clash comedy Native Gardens, by Karen Zacarias. Native Gardens runs from January 24 through March 25 in the Gompertz Theatre. Subscriptions for all four Winter Mainstage shows can be purchased for as little as $59 by phone at (941) 366-9000 or by visiting us online at www.floridastudiotheatre.org. (more...)

Dolly Parton's Tony Award-Nominated 9 TO 5 Comes to Los Altos Hills
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents 9 to 5 The Musical, featuring eight-time Grammy Award winner Dolly Parton's Grammy and Tony Award-nominated, country, gospel, and pop music-infused score. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Aladdin, Telly Leung
by Theater People Podcast - Jan 8, 2018

On Monday, January 8, Theater People podcast welcome's back Broadway favorite Telly Leung. For the episode, Leung discusses recently winning the title role in Disney's ALADDIN on Broadway. He also shares stories from his recent work on IN TRANSIT and ALLEGIANCE. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces VIVA MAX!, Part Of The TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the reading of Viva Max! part of the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 15, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. Admission is free. Please RSVP at least a day in advance (or much sooner) by calling 212/714-7628, or e-mailing TRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com. (more...)

FST Presents NATIVE GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

FST continues the 2017-18 Winter Mainstage Season with the culture clash comedy Native Gardens, by Karen Zacarias. Native Gardens runs from January 24 through March 25 in the Gompertz Theatre. Subscriptions for all four Winter Mainstage shows can be purchased for as little as $59 by phone at (941) 366-9000 or by visiting us online at www.floridastudiotheatre.org. (more...)

Austin Scott, Nicholas Christopher, Julia K Harriman, Sabrina Sloan, and Chris De'sean Lee to Join First National Tour of HAMILTON
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Producer Jeffrey Seller is proud to announce that AUSTIN SCOTT and NICHOLAS CHRISTOPHER will join the First National Tour of HAMILTON as Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, respectively. Mr. Scott's credits include the Off-Broadway cast of One Day. Mr. Christopher is currently playing John in the Broadway revival of Miss Saigon and played George Washington in HAMILTON on Broadway. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards; IN THE HEIGHTS Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Cast Announced for SOMETHING ROTTEN at the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Casting has been announced for the hit Broadway musical SOMETHING ROTTEN! for its upcoming engagement at Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre from February 6 thru 18, 2018. Tickets may be purchased online at TheNationalDC.com, in person at the National Theatre box office (Monday thru Friday from Noon to 6:00 PM), or by calling 800-514-3849. The National Theatre is located at 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. (more...)

VIDEO: Lena Hall Performs 'Tear Me Down' From HEDWIG in First Video in OBSESSED Series
by Stage Tube - Jan 5, 2018

SKB Records has launched the groundbreaking new music and video series LENA HALL Obesssed from the Tony Award winner and Grammy nominee that begins today, Friday, January 5. Hall, a singular artist who authentically and explosively brings the worlds of Rock and Broadway together, will release a monthly series of EPs over the course of 2018. Obsessed consists of 12 EPs, each released on the first Friday of every month, featuring stripped-down, emotionally-intensive covers of one artist or band with whom Lena is obsessed. Performance music videos have been created for all 54 songs in the series and a new music video will premiere every week in 2018. Obsessed is produced by Justin Craig, Lena Hall and Kurt Deutsch. Purchase the EPs, which are also available on all digital and streaming platforms, and view the videos at www.LenaHallObsessed.com. (more...)

Civic Theatre to Present Diversity Symposium
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

As part of its ongoing commitment to diversity and equity initiatives, the South Bend Civic Theatre will be hosting a symposium at 6:00pm on Tuesday, January 30 entitled, Race and Identity in American Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: ON YOUR FEET!'s Christie Prades Talks Playing Latin Music Icon Gloria Estefan and Upcoming Performances at Kennedy Center
by Vanessa Michaud - Jan 4, 2018

Washington, D.C. audiences will soon be able to experience the journey to success of Latin music sensations Emilio and Gloria Estefan when ON YOUR FEET! hits the Kennedy Center stage January 9th. Christie Prades, who plays Gloria Estefan, took time out of her busy schedule to answer some questions for BroadwayWorld about playing Gloria and what audiences should expect from the high-energy production. (more...)

Kendra Kassebaum to Lead 5th Avenue Theatre's New Production of MAMMA MIA!, Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Rehearsals begin today for The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Mamma Mia!, the celebrated musical that features the music of global pop sensation ABBA. The 5th Avenue Theatre is the first producing theater company in the Pacific Northwest to be granted the rights to create its own refreshed version of the show, which toured the world for nearly 20 years. (more...)

Artistic Director Dan Knechtges Makes Directing Debut at Theatre Under The Stars
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Theatre Under The Stars' (TUTS) Artistic Director, Dan Knechtges is directing the upcoming production of MEMPHIS! (more...)

Porchlight's New Faces Series Returns to the Skokie Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the second production in its 2017 2018 season of Chicago's hit musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway 1959, hosted by Gene Weygandt, directed by Adrian Abel Azevedo with music direction by David Fiorello, Monday, Feb. 26 at Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave in Skokie at 7:30 p.m. In tribute to the original New Faces series that ran on Broadway and on film from 1934 1968, Porchlight Music Theatre created the Chicago musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway as a showcase for the best emerging music talent now performing on Chicago stages. (more...)

Living Berry Gordy's American Dream! MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Roars Into The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Jan 3, 2018

Work Light Productions and the McCallum Theatre present MOTOWN THE MUSICAL for eight performances Tuesday, January 16, through Sunday, January 21. The hit Broadway musical features music and lyrics from the legendary Motown catalogue and is produced by Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Motown founder Berry Gordy. Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, MOTOWN is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye and so many more. (more...)

Winners Announced For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; HUNCHBACK Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

2018 Dates Shared for 20-City HAMILTON National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda took to Twitter to share the locations of the national tour of Hamilton for 2018. The tour kicks off in San Diego on January 6th, and will perform in 20 cities around the country including Boston, Atlanta, Chicago, New York, London, Houston, Salt Lake City and many more. (more...)

UCB Comedians Becky Chicoine & Evan Hoyt Thompson Star In NikoFrank Productions Short, Tasting Notes
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Maggie Politi & Spiro Marcos, co-founders of NikoFrank Productions present an original comedic short 'Tasting Notes' written by Cory Stonebrook. The creative duo has professionally produced 7 comedic sketches & short films featuring TV & Broadway actors. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Washington DC Awards; IN THE HEIGHTS Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Tyler Hanes, Jill Paice, Gabrielle Ruiz & Colton Ryan to Headline LEXington Theatre Co's 'Concert With The Stars'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

The Stars are set for The LEXington Theatre Company's Concert With The Stars 2018, presented by Variety Live at The Opera House, and sponsored by KentuckyOne Health. Tyler Hanes (Cats, On The Town, A Chorus Line, Hairspray), Jill Paice (An American in Paris, Matilda, The 39 Steps), Gabrielle Ruiz (If/Then, Evita, In the Heights, Television's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), and Lexington's own Colton Ryan (Dear Evan Hansen) are to headline the company's signature concert and announce their 2018 Summer Season. (more...)

FREAKY FRIDAY, SUMMER & More Earn San Diego Craig Noel Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle has announced the nominations for its 16th annual Craig Noel Awards for Theatrical Excellence, which will be presented in a ceremony on Feb. 12, 2018, at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation in San Diego. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief January 16th, 2018: Sara Bareilles Returns to WAITRESS, Michael Luwoye Returns to HAMILTON, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 16, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Sara Bareilles returns to Waitress alongside Jason Mraz, Michael Luwoye takes over the title role in Hamilton, and more! (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Tallahassee Awards; BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Fulton Theatre Opens Agatha Christie's THE MOUSETRAP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the classic murder mystery Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap, January 16 through February 11. Check in to the Monkswell Manor and stay the night as murder is the name of the cruel game played with inside these walls. (more...)

Mandy Gonzalez, Krysta Rodriguez, and More Join IN THE HEIGHTS Reunion at BroadwayCon
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

BroadwayCon has announced today that Mandy Gonzalez, Priscilla Lopez, Seth Stewart, and Krysta Rodriguez have joined the lineup for the In the Heights 10 Year Reunion at BroadwayCon 2018. They join previously announced cast members and creatives Lin-Manuel Miranda, Karen Olivo, Olga Merediz, and Javier Mu oz, and moderator Luis Miranda, for a discussion on the impact that In the Heights had on Broadway. (more...)

Will Hal Prince-Helmed EVITA Bring Its Rainbow Tour to Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

So what happens now for Hal Prince's international tour of Evita? Broadway- according to a recent interview with the Straits Times. The production, which opened in Johannesburg, South Africa last fall, and which was reviewed by BroadwayWorld during its Cape Town stop last month, is on its way to play Singapore, Australia and Japan, before bringing the Rainbow tour home to Broadway. (more...)

FRIGID New York Presents No Dominion Theatre Co.'s RUT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

No Dominion Theatre Co. is returning to the FRIGID NY Festival in 2018 with the World Premiere of Rut by Chandy Bennett, after the company's FRIGID debut in 2016 with Help me out here. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Minneapolis Awards; PIPPIN Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

Must Watch: HAMILTON Shares Heartwarming Tribute to Javier Munoz Who Plays His Final Performance Today
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 14, 2018

Hamilton has tweeted a tribute to Javier Mu oz, who has been involved with the show for five years and plays his final performance today. The video features clips and photos from Mu oz' time with Hamilton. Watch the video here! (more...)

BWW Feature: CONCERT WITH THE STARS at The Lexington Theatre Company Recap
by Taylor Clemons - Jan 14, 2018

A starry concert ends with two big announcements. (more...)

One Last Time...Javier Munoz Plays His Final Performance in HAMILTON Today
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 14, 2018

Javier Munoz plays his final performance in Hamilton tonight, January 14, at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. As BroadwayWorld has previously reported, Michael Luwoye who was an alternate for the role on Broadway and went on to lead the Angelica tour, will be taking over as Hamilton. (more...)

Dallas Tour Stop of HAMILTON Announced - Tickets Available Now!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 13, 2018

DallasNews.com has reported that the Dallas stop on the national tour of Hamilton has announced it. Dallas Summer Musicals announced that the show will be coming to Music Hall in Fair Park April 2-May 5, 2019. (more...)

Tickets to Worklight's MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Work Light Productions and the FSCJ Artist Series are proud to announce that single tickets for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL are on sale now. Tickets are available online, by phone and through our box office. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will play at the Times-Union Center March 10-11, 2018 for three performances only! Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling (904) 632-5050. (more...)

HAMILTON Kansas City Dates to Be Announced This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

KansasCity.com reports that Hamilton is in fact coming to Kansas City's Music Hall, and the dates will be announced on Sunday, January 14. (more...)

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Will Honor Lin-Manuel Miranda with Monte Cristo Award!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center , announces that multi-discipline creative artist Lin-Manuel Miranda will receive the 18th Monte Cristo Award . An alumnus of the O'Neill, Miranda's first professional production was at the O'Neill's National Music Theater Conference with In the Heights in 2005. A gala dinner featuring a conversation with the honoree will be held at the Edison Ballroom (New York) on Monday, April 30, 2018. (more...)

Hilarity On The Horizon at Phoenix Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Written by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, It's Only a Play is a celebration of theatre at its best and theatre people at their not-so-best. The show takes place on opening night of Peter Austin's new play. At the home of his wealthy producer, Peter is joined by his best friend, the show's aging starlet, the director, and a drama critic, as the unlikely group anxiously awaits the late-night newspaper reviews. It's Only a Play promises kooky characters and big laughs in a rare comedy that's as smart as it is funny! (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces The Full Cast For VIVA MAX!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the full cast of Viva Max! part of the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 15, 2018 at 7pm at The Actors Temple Theater, 339 W. 47th Street, NYC. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. Admission is free. Please RSVP at least a day in advance (or much sooner) by calling 212/714-7628, or e-mailing TRUVoicesSeries@gmail.com. (more...)

World-Premiere Adaptation Of Garcia Marquez Novel Set For Off-Broadway At Repertorio Espanol
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

EL COLONEL NO TIENE QUIEN LE ESCRIBA ( No One Writes to the Colonel ), a world premiere play based on the fiction of the Nobel Prize winning Colombian novelist Gabriel Garc a M rquez, will debut this winter at Repertorio Espa ol (138 E. 27 St. in Manhattan) with previews beginning February 23 prior to an official press opening on February 27, it has been announced by Robert Federico, Executive Producer of Repertorio Espa ol, which is now celebrating its 50th season as one of Off-Broadway's longest-running, continuous theatres, and the ONLY company that presents Spanish-language/English translated (simultext) plays in NYC. (more...)

National Tour of HAMILTON to Play Madison
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

The national tour of the Broadway musical HAMILTON will play in Madison, Wis., as part of the 2019/20 Broadway at Overture season, it was announced today by producer Jeffrey Seller and Overture Center for the Arts. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards; SEPTEMBER SONG Wins Best Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

HAMILTON Makes its Way to Milwaukee
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

The national tour of the Broadway musical HAMILTON will play in Milwaukee as part of the 2019-2020 season, it was announced today by producer Jeffrey Seller and the Marcus Center as part of the Associated Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee series. (more...)

HAMILTON Adds Tour Stop in Appleton
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Producer Jeffrey Seller and the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center announced today that the national tour of the Broadway musical HAMILTON will play at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center as part of the 2019-20 Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America Series. (more...)

ON YOUR FEET Congas into Rochester
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

RBTL's Auditorium Theatre is pleased to announce that the Rochester 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. ON YOUR FEET! will play RBTL's Auditorium TheatreFebruary 6-11, 2018, as part of the 2017-2018 M&T Bank Broadway Season presented by RBTL and Albert Nocciolino. Tickets are available via ticketmaster.com, 800.745.3000 and the Box Office. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 585-277-3325. (more...)

Best of the Best: The Theatre that Ruled 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2018

As we count down the last days of 2017, New York City's top theatre critics have been taking stock of the theatre season- deciding on their personal choices for their favorite productions of the year. With so many stellar plays, musicals, revivals and new works, both on Broadway and off, a slew of shows have gained recognition from the critics this year. (more...)

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